The Mississippi Balance of State Continuum of Care (MS BoS CoC) will hold its Annual Membership Meeting on Thursday, June 8, 2017 starting at 10 AM. This meeting will include presentations, reports, as well as news and notes for the continuum.
President Trump released his “skinny budget,” today. The proposed cuts to programs that help poor and low-income people are enormous, and the increases small. This budget proposal starts off the Fiscal Year 2018 budget season, and there will be lots of back and forth with Congress and opportunities for you to weigh in.
The Southwest Regional Coalition meeting scheduled for Tuesday, March 21st has been rescheduled for Thursday, March 23rd.
On April 1, 2017, Continuum of Care (CoC) Program grant recipients will stop reporting their CoC Program Annual Performance Reports (APRs) in e-snaps and will begin submitting them in Sage HMIS Reporting Repository (Sage). Sage is an online repository that allows greater flexibility to recipients, CoCs, and HUD to report and search CoC Program APR data.
Dr. Ben S. Carson, Sr. was sworn in today as the 17th Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Vice President Mike Pence administered the oath of office with Secretary Carson's wife Candy and granddaughter Tesora holding the bible. Secretary Carson will now lead a cabinet agency with approximately 8,000 employees and an annual budget totaling more than $40 billion.
This article originally appeared on United States Interagency Council of Homelessness 's website (posted on 02/14/2017). As a Program Specialist supporting the National Initiatives Team at USICH, analyzing Point-in-Time (PIT) Count data has become an almost daily part of my work. So much so, that it can become easy to forget that there are actual people — actual lives — behind the numbers.
The Mississippi Development Authority (MDA) and The Mississippi Home Corporation (MHC) will conduct public hearings to obtain input from citizens for the development of the 2017 Annual Action Plan.