MS Balance of State CoC is accepting applications for the 2018-2019 Continuum of Care funding cycle! This funding will renew/fund projects that have end dates in 2018 and continue through 2019. Both renewals and reallocated projects must complete the application.
Our current membership year will end June 30, 2017. Current member agencies/individuals and potential new members must apply for membership for the period of July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018. To apply/re-apply for membership, all agencies (current & new members) must complete our online CoC Membership Application.
HUD has recently released the 2017 HMIS Data Dictionary, which documents the requirements for the programming and use of all HMIS systems and comparable database systems, effective October 1, 2017.
Mississippi Home Corporation will be hosting its annual ESG Program Application Workshop at the following date and location:
Iain DeJong, President & CEO of OrgCode Consulting, shared some of his thoughts concerning the process of transitioning homeless individual through street outreach to housing.
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.
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.