This release was first published on the Department of Housing and Urban Development's website. WASHINGTON – Veteran homelessness in the U.S. continues to decline according to a new national estimate announced today by U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson. HUD’s Annual Homeless Assessment Report finds the total number of reported veterans experiencing … Continue reading HUD Announces a Decline in Veteran Homelessness
Mississippi United to End Homelessness, more commonly known as MUTEH, is using Foothold Technology’s AWARDS software in collaborative ways to help mitigate homelessness in their state.
Mississippi Home Corporation (MHC) is soliciting proposals from non-profit organizations for funding of activities under the federal grant program, Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA).
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today awarded a record $2 billion to support more than 7,300 local homeless assistance programs across the nation. HUD's Continuum of Care grants provide critically needed support to local programs on the front lines of serving individuals and families experiencing homelessness.
The Mississippi Balance of State CoC (BoS), a group whose membership includes the majority of homeless service providers in Mississippi, plans to conduct a homeless census – also known as a Point in Time Count (PIT) - on January 22-26, 2018. The BoS’s target area includes all the state, excluding the Jackson Urbanized area and the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
During a 24-hour period in the last ten days of every January, homeless advocates across the nation seek to count the homeless persons within their coverage areas. The Point in Time (PIT) Count greatly affects funding, both private and public, for homeless services and affects the methodology of those services.
The loss of federally assisted housing is a growing crisis for rural communities, where housing costs may be low, but incomes are even lower.
Communities across the country have been making tremendous progress strengthening their ability to respond in a coordinated way to the crisis of homelessness, but it is clear that there is a great deal of further work and progress needed.
Persons living with mental illness, intellectual or other developmental disabilities continue to face significant housing discrimination in the rental housing market, according to a new pilot study released today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
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.