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FEMA

FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

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Disaster survivors affected by the severe storms and floods from Tropical Storm Imelda, can visit local home improvement stores in Houston, Pasadena and Webster for rebuilding tips from mitigation experts.
Mayor Muriel Bowser

VA publishes Interim Final Rule for Legal Services for Veterans Grant Program

National
Mayor Muriel Bowser and US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Marcia Fudge went to Spring Flats to announce HUD's Our Way Home initiative, a national effort
VA

VA to award millions in grants to improve transitional housing facilities

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he Department of Veterans Affairs is awarding 36 capital grants totaling approximately $64.7 million to community organizations under VA’s Grant and Per Diem program to improve the quality of housing options for Veterans experiencing homelessness.
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD Releases 2021 Annual Homeless Assessment Report Part 1

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Report Suggests that COVID-19 Relief Had Positive Impacts on Sheltered Homelessness. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today released its 2021 Annual Homeless Assessment Report Part 1 to Congress.

TENANTS & NEIGHBORS STATEMENT ON GOVERNOR HOCHUL’ FY 2022-2023 EXECUTIVE BUDGET

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NYS Tenants & Neighbors released the following statement in response to Governor Hochul’s Executive Budget proposal. While we acknowledge Governor Hochul’s commitment to guiding our state through pandemic recovery, her Executive Budget fails to include comprehensive investments to end the homelessness crisis and ensure low and middle income New Yorkers have access to affordable housing. 
USDOJ

Justice Department Awards $34 Million to Support Community Crisis Response

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The Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs (OJP) today announced grant awards totaling $34 million to help communities address crises involving homelessness, mental health and substance use disorders, and other public health

Rainbow Housing Assistance Corporation Triumphant in Stand Against Eviction

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Rainbow Housing Assistance Corporation (Rainbow), a national nonprofit organization providing award-winning services for low-income housing tenants, will continue “Lifting Lives”. This announcement comes shortly after successfully securing $503,683.66, to provide aid to those in danger of eviction and homelessness.

Wyden Announces New Bill to End Homelessness and Ensure Affordable Housing for All

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Bill would house all children and families experiencing homelessness through Housing Choice Vouchers, expand essential services to ensure permanent housing stability, create new down payment tax credit for first-time homebuyers, and expand the production of affordable housing for low-income and middle-income families
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD ANNOUNCES $2.7 BILLION FUNDING OPPORTUNITY TO HELP PEOPLE EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS

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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is making $2.656 billion in FY 2021 Continuum of Care Program (CoC) competitive funding available to homeless services

Tester’s Comprehensive Bill to Permanently Expand Pandemic Support to Homeless Veterans Clears Committee Hurdle

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Committee passed 13 bills, including Chairman’s Building Solutions for Veterans Experiencing Homelessness Act to cut red tape on resources to support unhoused veterans post-pandemic
VA

VA awards $418 million in grants to help Veterans and families at risk of...

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The Department of Veterans Affairs awarded $418 million in grants to more than 260 non-profit organizations in June, allowing low-income Veteran families around the nation to access services under the Supportive Services for Veteran Families
NeighborWorks America

NeighborWorks America launches new housing counseling program with $100 million available through The American...

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The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 enacted on March 11, 2021, entrusts NeighborWorks America with implementing a $100 million housing counseling program. NeighborWorks America
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser Highlights $59 Million Investment in Reducing Gun Violence and Building Safer Neighborhoods

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Mayor Muriel Bowser was joined by public safety officials and gun violence prevention advocates at the Douglass Community Center to highlight her $59 million investment in reducing gun violence
USDOJ

USDA Boosts Food Assistance for Homeless Young Adults Seeking Refuge in Shelters

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WASHINGTON, - RealEstateRama – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced that young adults under the age of 25 experiencing homelessness will now be...
VA

Tester Fix Cuts Red Tape on Funding for Organizations Assisting Homeless Veterans Amid COVID-19...

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The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced $50 million in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding for Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) capital grants
Mayor Muriel Bowser

HUD RELEASES 2020 ANNUAL HOMELESS ASSESSMENT REPORT PART 1

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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today released its 2020 Annual Homeless Assessment Report Part 1 to Congress. The report found that 580,466 people experienced homelessness in the United States on a single night in 2020
VA

VA partnership streamlines Veterans access to care, housing assistance

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The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is partnering with customer relationship management company Salesforce to improve access to essential VA services and resources among homeless and at-risk Veterans.
NLCHP

National Homelessness Law Center Names Antonia Fasanelli as New Executive Director

National
Last summer, the National Homelessness Law Center (the Law Center) launched a national search for their next Executive Director, and is pleased to announce that long-time friend of the organization and homeless and housin
Homeless Population

How Popular Events Increase the Homeless Population in the United States

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Events are the unofficial holidays of the year. Large crowds at highly anticipated events such as the Super Bowl, World Cup, Olympics, Emmy’s, Oscars, and everything in between have the power to stir up excitement, hope, and unity from a communal
NLCHP

National Homelessness and Housing Organizations Respond to USICH Report

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10 national organizations, representing advocates and leaders in national efforts to end homelessness, released the following statement

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FEMA

FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

Disaster survivors affected by the severe storms and floods from Tropical Storm Imelda, can visit local home improvement stores in Houston, Pasadena and Webster for rebuilding tips from mitigation experts.

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FEMA

FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

Disaster survivors affected by the severe storms and floods from Tropical Storm Imelda, can visit local home improvement stores in Houston, Pasadena and Webster for rebuilding tips from mitigation experts.