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Homeless & Crisis Assistance

Homeless & Crisis Assistance
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD Announces Nearly $9 Million to Support People Experiencing Homelessness in Florida through Disaster...

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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded $8.7 million in Rapid Unsheltered Survivor Housing
Support Ukrainian Refugees

GFP Real Estate and Its Tenants Raise More Than $200,000 to Support Ukrainian Refugees

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GFP Real Estate is pleased to announce that its "Support Ukraine in Crisis" campaign raised more than $200,000 to support humanitarian relief efforts on the ground in Ukraine.
VA

VA announces $5M in grant funding for transitional supportive housing for homeless Veterans

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As a part of ongoing efforts to end Veteran homelessness, the Department of Veterans Affairs published a Notice of Funding
U.S. Senator Alex Padilla

Padilla Announces Transformative Legislation to Address Affordable Housing and Homelessness Crises

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U.S. Senator Alex Padilla (D-Calif.) announced the reintroduction of the Housing for All Act, a comprehensive approach to address
Congressman Brad Sherman

Sherman Calls for End to Affordable Housing & Homelessness Crisis in Press Conference

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During the 2024 Democratic Issues Conference, Congresswoman Brad Sherman (CA-32) joined House Financial Services Committee Ranking Member Maxine Waters in a breakout session
U.S. Senator Angus King

King, Colleagues Urge Department of Education to Address FAFSA Rollout Issues

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U.S. Senator Angus King (I-ME) has joined a group of his colleagues urging the Department of Education to quickly address issues with the new simplified Free Application for Federal Student
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Biden-Harris Administration Awards $3.16 Billion in Homelessness Assistance Funding to Communities Nationwide

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Grant awards to over 7,000 projects represent the largest amount of annual federal funding provided through HUD’s Continuum of

HHS Releases Guidance to Help Prevent Homelessness for Youth Who Have Transitioned Out of...

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the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), released new guidance to grant recipients regarding the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Foster Youth to Independence (FYI) program.
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

In 2023, HUD Helps More Than 424,000 Households Connect to Homeless Support Services, Exit...

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From January 2023 through December 2023, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is

USICH Releases First Federal Homelessness Research Agenda in More Than a Decade

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While decades of research have documented effective strategies for helping people exit homelessness (particularly Housing First and Critical Time Intervention), more research is needed to better understand how to scale housing and supportive services.

Rep. Laurel Lee and Veterans’ Advocates Join LSC for Event Highlighting Housing Initiatives for...

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The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) is holding its annual Veterans Day event on Monday, November 13 from 2-3:30 p.m. ET. This year’s virtual event will build on the findings of LSC’s Veterans Task Force by highlighting the needs of veterans who are unhoused or at risk for homelessness.

Crowdfunding Initiative Provides Housing Essentials to Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

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The Welcome Home Kit initiative aims to raise funds to support veterans experiencing homelessness across the nation on Veterans Day as part of the #DayForTheBrave campaign.
Senator Jon Tester

Following Tester Push, VA Pauses Foreclosures for Veterans Vulnerable to Losing Homes

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Following efforts from U.S. Senator Jon Tester demanding the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) take immediate action to protect thousands of veterans and servicemembers using VA
Congressman Josh Harder

Harder Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Combat Veteran Homelessness

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Representatives Josh Harder (CA-9) and Byron Donalds (FL-19) just introduced legislation to target the epidemic of veteran homelessness. The Improving Housing Outcomes for Veterans Act

Secretary Becerra Named Chair of U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness; Announces $6.1 Million in...

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HHS awards $2.1M to bolster supportive services for families living in affordable housing; awards 11 new grants totaling nearly $4 million for runaway and homeless youth prevention. HHS and HUD announce joint Housing and Services Partnership Accelerator to support innovation.
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD Releases $50 Million to Address Youth Homelessness & New Assistance to Improve Housing...

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New Funding will support approximately 35 communities to improve response systems for youth homelessness; technical
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD Grants $2 Million to Advance Research Efforts Tackling Homelessness

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the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded a combined $1.4 million to Northern Arizona University and New York University (NYU) Grossman School of Medicine
The White House

SENATE DEMOCRATS BACK BIDEN ADMINISTRATION’S GOVERNMENTWIDE SOCIAL COST OF CARBON DIRECTIVE

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Senate Democrats are lauding the Biden Administration’s historic decision to begin requiring use of a social cost of carbon across
Congresswoman Diana DeGette

DeGette, Johnston announce $2.5 million grant to address youth homelessness

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U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette and Denver Mayor Mike Johnston announced that Denver is set to receive $2,580,526 to address youth homelessness. The funding is awarded through the U.S.

APPLY NOW FOR GRANTS TO ADDRESS HOMELESSNESS THROUGH TRANSIT PLANNING

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Earlier this month, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced $13 million in grants that can help communities address homelessness through transit planning. The Pilot Program for Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Planning aims to improve public transportation by providing funding to local communities to integrate land use and transportation planning

Random HUD in News

The New York Times

Shutdown’s Pain Cuts Deep for the Homeless and Other Vulnerable Americans

Ramona Wormley-Mitsis got welcome news in December: After years of waiting, the federal government had approved a subsidy that allowed her to rent a three-bedroom house