Exploring Key Takeaways from the 2021 AHAR

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2021 Point-in-Time Count Data Released

HUD recently released the 2021 Annual Homelessness Assessment Report (AHAR) to Congress. The 2021 AHAR data, which is focused exclusively on sheltered populations, suggests that COVID-19 federal relief resources, combined with the tireless efforts of homelessness providers and systems, have been critical to reducing sheltered homelessness in the United States during the pandemic.

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HUD Updates ESG-CV Expenditure Deadlines

Due to the difficulty of the pandemic, HUD announced that it will not recapture ESG-CV funds from recipients who do not meet certain spending deadlines. The department is currently considering whether another expenditure deadline will be established.

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View Your CoC's Performance Profile Report

HUD's new Continuum of Care Profile Reports provide a snapshot of how CoCs have addressed homelessness through specific performance indicators. The profiles combine data from the Point-in-Time Count, Housing Inventory Count, system performance measures, and CoC Program Competition information to present the findings.

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