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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

National
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

National
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
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser and Greater Washington Community Foundation to Launch the District’s First-Ever Public–Private Partnership...

National
On Thursday, June 6, at 10:30 am, Mayor Bowser, along with her Interagency Council on Homelessness (ICH) and the Greater Washington Community Foundation, will launch the Partnership to End Homelessness.
NLCHP

Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) Adopts New Guiding Principles and Practices for Unsheltered...

California
On February 28, the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) adopted new policy that calls for decriminalizing life-sustaining survival actions of the more than 40,000 Los Angelenos who are experiencing unsheltered homelessness
Enterprise Community Partners

37 Affordable Apartment Homes with Supportive Services Open in Ukiah

Thanks to a committed collaboration among nonprofits, local government and private funders, 37 people with mental illness who were formerly homeless or at risk will live in a new community that will offer tailored mental health services

Mayor London Breed Celebrates Groundbreaking of New Affordable Housing in the Mission

Mayor London N. Breed today joined community leaders to celebrate the groundbreaking of future affordable housing at 1950 Mission Street. Once completed, the project will offer 155 affordable apartments for families
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser Makes Historic $138 Million Investment in Affordable Housing

Mayor Bowser announced the selection of 11 projects that will receive $138 million in DC Government funding to produce or preserve housing for more than 2,600 Washingtonians—including residents experiencing homelessness.
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser Unveils the Downtown Day Services Center for Individuals Experiencing Homelessness

Mayor Muriel Bowser and the DowntownDC Business Improvement District (BID) unveiled the new Downtown Day Services Center, a new resource in downtown DC
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser to Unveil the Downtown Day Services Center for Individuals Experiencing Homelessness

Mayor Muriel Bowser along with members of her administration and the DowntownDC Business Improvement District (BID) will unveil and cut the ribbon on the Downtown Day
NLIHC

Advocacy groups sue St. Johns County Sheriff, Florida Highway Patrol Director for enforcing unconstitutional...

Florida
A group of advocacy organizations and pro bono attorneys are suing St. Johns County Sheriff David B. Shoar and Florida Highway Patrol Director Gene Spaulding on behalf of Peter Vigue, a St. Augustine
NLIHC

700,000 U.S. Minors are Alone and Without A Home: New Report Addresses Their Rights...

A new report by the National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty and National Network for Youth discusses the state laws impacting an estimated 700,000 minors in the U.S. experiencing homelessness

Senate Sends Bipartisan Veterans Package to President, Capping Off Record Two Years of Accomplishments

U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, applauded the unanimous Senate passage of a package of 18 pieces of veterans’ legislation to improve veterans’ education and burial benefits, prevent veteran homelessness, and improve the transition process for veterans and their families.
Mercy Housing

SEAHAWKS SUPPORT MOUNT BAKER FAMILY HOUSING & RESOURCE CENTER THROUGH FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN

The Seahawks are raising funds for families experiencing homelessness and asking fans to join them in supporting the Mount Baker Family Housing & Resource Center. Starting today through the end of December, fans are encouraged to give by texting HOME12 to 44321 or clicking here. All donations made will be matched up to $20,000 by the Seahawks.
NLCHP

Barr’s Nomination for Attorney General Raises Concerns for Homeless Advocates

Maria Foscarinis, executive director of the National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty, issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s nomination of William Barr to be United States Attorney General
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD AND VA ANNOUNCE ADDITIONAL SUPPORT TO HELP HOMELESS VETERANS FIND PERMANENT HOMES

In a continuing effort to help end veteran homelessness, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announce a second round of funding to help provide permanent homes to veterans and their families experiencing homelessness in six states and the District of Columbia.

Business Real Estate Press Releases

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.

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

AGC

ONLY EIGHT STATES TOP FEBRUARY PEAK IN CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT DESPITE GAINS...

California and Vermont Post Worst Losses since February as Virginia and South Dakota Add the Most; Illinois and Iowa Have Worst One-Month Job Losses, While New York and Vermont Post