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Newsletters  |  May 13, 2014

The Department of Veterans Affairs is proposing a new rule that would require that grantees under the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program provide permanent housing assistance to eligible veteran families who would likely become homeless without it.

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Other  |  May 7, 2014

Communities that are successful at ending homelessness often have a clearly identified leader for ending homelessness. This person acts as a champion, promoter, and coordinator of the various programs and key stakeholders. Ideally this person would report directly to the Mayor and have authority to make decisions and implement changes. Below is a sample a job description for this position.

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Advocacy Update  |  May 7, 2014

The House T-HUD Subcommittee released its FY 2015 funding bill for programs under its jurisdiction. The legislation includes $2.105 billion for HUD's McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Grants, an unnacceptable funding level that would result in funding cuts to Continuums of Care. Call your Respresentatives' offices TODAY to tell them that McKinney programs NEED MORE MONEY!

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Newsletters  |  May 6, 2014

Early registration for the Alliance's 2014 National Conference on Ending Homelessness will close at 3 p.m. ET on Tuesday, May 13. At that time, the early registration rate of $500 per person will expire, and the registration fee will increase to the regular rate of $550. Online registration is scheduled to run to Monday, July 7, but may close early if the event reaches capacity.

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Newsletters  |  April 29, 2014

The Alliance is proud to announce that United States Secretary for Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan will deliver a keynote address at the Alliance's 2014 National Conference on Ending Homelessness. Secretary Donovan is scheduled to deliver the keynote address on the second day of the conference, Wednesday, July 30.

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Newsletters  |  April 22, 2014

The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) Housing Commission has announced that early registration is open for the 2014 Housing Summit, a two-day event during which private-sector experts, elected officials, academics, and housing practitioners from across the country will discuss the future of our nation's housing policy.

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Solutions Brief  |  April 22, 2014

This resource provides a brief overview of the history and effectiveness of rapid re-housing and provides context for the Alliance's "Core Components of Rapid Re-Housing" resource, which the Alliance developed in collaboration with the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH), the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

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Advocacy Resource  |  April 21, 2014

Advocates from across the country met with Members of Congress on Capitol Hill Day, July 31, 2014, and urged them to make ending homelessness a federal priority.

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Advocacy Update  |  April 17, 2014

This Quarterly Report includes a preview of key upcoming activities for advocates, as well as a review of major developments from the last quarter. Specifically, this issue reviews a preview of Capitol Hill Day 2014; quarter one advocacy results; an upcoming congressional briefing; and the release of State of Homelessness in America 2014.  

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Newsletters  |  April 15, 2014

Registration for the Alliance's 2014 National Conference on Ending Homelessness begins today, Tuesday, April 15, with the opening of early registration. If you are interested in attending the conference, which will take place at the Renaissance Washington DC Hotel from July 29 to 31, now is your chance to sign up at the early registration rate of $500 per person.

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Conference Presentation  |  April 10, 2014

Conference Presentations from 3.5 Improving Economic Self-Sufficiency: Enhancing Employment Outcomes and Increasing Income at the 2014 National Conference on Ending Family and Youth Homelessness.

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Webinar  |  April 9, 2014

This webinar, which was held for Continuum of Care leads in Virginia, discusses how to reallocate CoC funds, the CoC Challenge Grants, and the upcoming Homeless System Design Clinics.

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Newsletters  |  April 8, 2014

Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan announced today that thousands of homeless housing programs across the country would receive a total of $1.6 billion in renewal grants through HUD's Continuum of Care Program. The funding renews support for a total of 7,100 programs that provide housing and support services to people and families experiencing homelessness

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Newsletters  |  April 1, 2014

An analysis of 4,000 Public Housing Authorities (PHAs) around the country by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has found that, while 24 percent of all PHAs were attempting to serve people experiencing homelessness, the larger PHAs were more likely to make such efforts.

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Conference Presentation  |  March 26, 2014

Conference Presentations from 1.6 Health Care Reform: What’s in It for Homeless Families and Youth? at the 2014 National Conference on Ending Family and Youth Homelessness.

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