(NAEH) Action Required: Submit Forms to Receive Emergency Rental Assistance Funds
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Deadline Approaching: Submit Forms for Emergency Rental Assistance Program Funds
The U.S. Treasury Department has recently announced the availability of $25 billion in rental assistance funds during the COVID-19 pandemic. The funds are provided directly to states, U.S. territories, local governments, and Indian tribes, and can be used for existing or newly created rental assistance programs.
Eligible grantees will need to submit forms by Tuesday, January 12 in order to accept the award.
In a webinar earlier this week, Alliance and University of Pennsylvania experts discussed the latest guidance on how communities can safely conduct 2021 Point in Time Counts during the COVID-19 pandemic.
CDC staff will provide the most recent updates about COVID-19 vaccination for people experiencing homelessness. The webinar will cover COVID-19 vaccine basics, safety, the prioritization of persons experiencing homelessness for COVID-19 vaccination, special considerations for the vaccination of this population, and an example strategy from the Minnesota Department of Health.
Emily Mosites, PhD, MPH: Homelessness Unit, CDC Community Interventions and Critical Populations Task Force