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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.

Coalition Urges Congress to Protect Families from Financial Devastation

National
The Center for Responsible Lending (CRL) joined with sixteen leading, civil rights, consumer, housing and labor groups in sending a letter to Congress with specific financial services policy proposals that help address the needs of families most at risk from the impending economic collapse.
NLCHP

CDC: Housing, Not Handcuffs Is the Way to Stop COVID-19 Amongst Homeless Populations

National
Late Sunday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued official guidance stating, “Unless individual housing units are available, do not clear encampments during community spread of COVID-19.”
NLCHP

Representatives Introduce Housing is a Human Right Act of 2020

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U.S. Representative Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) introduced the Housing is a Human Right Act of 2020. The bill, co-sponsored by Representative Grace Meng (NY-06), aims to “address and end root causes of homelessness
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD AWARDS OVER $118 MILLION TO LOCAL HOMELESS PROGRAMS

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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson announced over $118 million in grants to support local homeless assistance programs across the country
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL $1.1 MILLION TO PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITIES TO ASSIST YOUNG PEOPLE AGING...

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U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson announced an additional $1.1 million in funding for HUD's new Foster Youth to Independence (FYI) Initiative.
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

RAYSOR FAMILY SHARES STORY OF OVERCOMING HOMELESSNESS AS PART OF ‘HUMANS OF HUD’ SERIES

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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today introduced the latest story in the “Humans of HUD” campaign, which features photos and videos depicting stories
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser Celebrates DC Family of Six Receiving Stable Housing Through Annual “A Home...

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Mayor Muriel Bowser celebrated the Gonzalez family as they moved into their permanent home as part of the District’s “A Home for the Holidays” campaign. This celebration marks week three of the Mayor’s 2019-2020 A Home for the Holidays campaign
Mercy Housing

More Affordable Housing Coming to the Bronx as City Faces Historic Homelessness Rates

National
Mercy Loan Fund (MLF), a national Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), is working with Community Access (CA) to help create homes for the most vulnerable population in one of the highest cost cities in the county.
NLCHP

White House Policy on Homelessness Based on Politics, Not Public Safety or Health

National
Last Friday, the White House removed the Executive Director of the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH), Matthew Doherty, raising concerns that it plans to move forward with a political
Enterprise Community Partners

Nonprofit developer CPDC, Enterprise, and Bank of America team up with government and for-profit...

National
Washington, D.C.’s affordable housing industry is well known for collaborative financing projects. However, the latest preservation project at Randle Hill Apartments
NLCHP

Mega-Tents Do Not Solve Homelessness, Or Excuse Sweeps

National
On Monday, Texas Governor Greg Abbott ignored the voices of countless Austin residents when he ordered the displacement of homeless people living under Texas
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD AWARDS $1.5 MILLION TO PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITIES TO ASSIST YOUNG PEOPLE AGING OUT...

National
U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today awarded $1.5 million to nearly a dozen housing authorities to assist young people aging out
NLCHP

White House Policy Paper on Homelessness Misrepresents Evidence, Drives Wrong Conclusions

National
On Monday evening, President Trump’s Council of Economic Advisors released a white paper that ignores and directly contradicts the evidence-based consensus of 19 of his own agencies. 
CHA

Chicago Housing Authority joins partners to break ground for Sarah’s On Sheridan Apts.

National
Chicago Housing Authority officials this week joined Sarah’s Circle, the City of Chicago Department of Housing, and development partners to break ground for Sarah’s on Sheridan Apartments in the Uptown community
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser Announces First National Housing Trust Fund Project Financed in Washington, DC

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Mayor Muriel Bowser announced 1736 Rhode Island Avenue, NE, as the first affordable housing project in Washington, DC financed in part by the National Housing Trust Fund (HTF).
New Hanover County

Holistically addressing health and housing reduces costs and improves outcomes, but barriers remain, NHC...

National
Innovative collaborations between health care providers and housing organizations focused on combating homelessness continue to improve health outcomes and lower costs, however regulatory and legal barriers remain

U.S. Department of Labor Announces Award of $48.1 Million In Grants for Workforce Reintegration

National
U.S. Department of Labor Announces Award of $48.1 Million In Grants for Workforce Reintegration of Homeless Veterans U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta today announced...

Woman Arrested for Defrauding Homeless Individuals and a Nonprofit Serving the Homeless

California
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — (RealEstateRama) — Sherwana Lynn Marcus, also known as Sherwana Granderson and Sherwana Santana, 47, was arrested today on a 36-count federal...

Mayor Bowser and the Greater Washington Community Foundation Launch Partnership to End Homelessness

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Mayor Bowser, along with her Interagency Council on Homelessness (ICH) and the Greater Washington Community Foundation, launched the Partnership to End Homelessness. This first-of-its-kind initiative in the District aims to galvanize private

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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.