National Coalition for Homeless Veterans News and Updates
February 2022 | News and Updates from NCHV
Become a Member of NCHV in 2022
Membership includes discounted pricing to the 2022 Annual Conference (in-person) and gives your organization access to the latest news, data, resources, funding opportunities, and training focused on serving veterans experiencing a housing crisis or homelessness.
Learn about the additional benefits of being a member here or email Karen Christian | KChristian@nchv.org.
Specifically, it provides national, state, and CoC-level PIT and HIC estimates of sheltered homelessness for 2021. It also included estimates of chronically homeless, homeless veterans, and homeless children and youth.
Unlike previous reports, the 2021 AHAR focuses on people experiencing sheltered homelessness due to pandemic-related disruptions to counts of unsheltered homeless people in January 2021.
Click here to read the full report. Make sure you check your emails and our social channels as we will break down the details of the numbers, what it means for veterans in the coming weeks.
2022 Annual Conference | Coming Together: Facing the Future
The 2022 NCHV Annual Conference will take place June 1st through June 3rd at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, D.C. The theme for this year’s conference is Coming Together: Facing the Future.
Don’t miss out on the largest gathering of community-based service providers working with veterans experiencing or at risk of homelessness. Based on current conditions, we are planning for an in-person event with enhanced safety protocols to comply with local regulations. More details including registration information is coming soon.
We have reserved a block of rooms at the Grand Hyatt for conference attendees at a discounted rate. This block is also expected to sell out. Click here to reserve your discounted room.
Hearings and Presentations
NCHV will present our legislative priorities at a joint hearing of the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives Veterans’ Affairs Committees on March 2nd. At the hearing, NCHV will brief Congress on the issues members are facing while providing services, and highlight the needs of front-line service providers. Tune in to the hearing, using the Committee live streaming site HERE
NCHV has also been requested to submit testimony for the upcoming legislative hearing for the House Veterans Affairs Committee on March 16th.
Please take this opportunity to contact your representatives in the House and Senate to join in support of S.2172, The Building Solutions for Homeless Veterans Act. The act includes workforce and building improvements that would streamline service and enhance care for our nation's veterans. Find your member contacts HERE, call or email today!
NCHV Quarterly Webinar: Slides and Videos
Thank you to all that joined us in January for NCHV’s Quarterly Webinar: YIMBY, sponsored by The Home Depot Foundation. Thank you to our panelists for sharing your experience and knowledge with us. Click here to view slides from the event and click here for the video.
Be sure to check out NCHV’s Podcast: The Road Home to learn more about projects and development types we should be considering. Also, please stay tuned for templates for public participation, which NCHV will be releasing this spring. If you have any further questions or feedback, please contact Jasmine Bazley at email@example.com.