HUD Issues Availability of Regulatory Waivers for CoC, ESG, and HOPWA Programs to Help Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 and Mitigate Economic Impacts

Today, HUD issued a memorandum providing regulatory waivers of certain Continuum of Care (CoC), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), Housing for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA), and Consolidated Plan requirements to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and to provide additional supports to individuals and families eligible for CoC, ESG, and HOPWA assistance who are economically impacted by COVID-19.

2020 HMIS Data Standards Begin on October 1, 2019

The HMIS Data Manual supports data collection and reporting efforts of HMIS Lead Agencies, CoCs, HMIS Lead Agencies, HMIS System Administrators, and HMIS Users to help them understand the data elements that are required in an HMIS to meet participation and reporting requirements established by HUD and the federal partners.

SAMHSA to host “Virtual Summit” on Homelessness, Serious Mental illness, and Substance Use Disorders

On August 7 and 8, 10:30-5:00 (ET), the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) will host a virtual summit called "The Way Home" to discuss cutting-edge strategies and emerging best practices for ending homelessness among individuals with serious mental illnesses and/or substance use disorders (SMI/SUD). Online Attendees will have the chance to earn … Continue reading SAMHSA to host “Virtual Summit” on Homelessness, Serious Mental illness, and Substance Use Disorders

DEADLINE EXTENDED: 2019 ESG NOFA & APPLICATION

Mississippi Home Corporation is seeking interested organizations of the availability of Emergency Solutions Grant funds to provide housing assistance to homeless or nearly homeless Mississippians. The Emergency Solutions Grants program is a competitive grant that awards funds to private nonprofit organizations, cities, and counties in the State of Mississippi. The ESG program is funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and is administered by Mississippi Home Corporation (MHC).

Save the Date: 2019 Mississippi Housing and Community Development – Housing Conference

Save the Date Date: June 24 – 26, 2019Location: Vicksburg Convention Center1600 Mulberry St.,Vicksburg, Mississippi 39180 June 24th – *Pre-Conference Trainings HUD Presentations on Lead Safety and Hazard Control Grants.Best Practices for Realtors and Property ManagersMCFAC Financial Education Boot CampHeir Property – Avoiding the Pitfalls June 25th & 26th Workshops Presentations from the Federal Reserve, FNMA, FHLMC, Rural LISC, USDA, … Continue reading Save the Date: 2019 Mississippi Housing and Community Development – Housing Conference