Press Release: Mississippi Balance of State Seeks Applicants for HUD Homeless Program Funding In 2020-2021

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Download PDF Version Here) The Mississippi Balance of State CoC (BoS), a group whose membership includes the majority of homeless service providers in Mississippi, is conducting a funding application competition. The BoS’s target area includes all the state, excluding the Jackson Urbanized area and the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The BoS … Continue reading Press Release: Mississippi Balance of State Seeks Applicants for HUD Homeless Program Funding In 2020-2021

NHIP Ranks Homeless Continua of Care

The NHIP has completed a ranking of Homeless Continuums of Care using data from system performance measures submitted in 2017.  The rankings divide CoCs into Higher, Average and Lower Performers with separate rankings for each of the three (3) geographic divisions of Continuums.  The NHIP cautions against reading too much into the ranking since many … Continue reading NHIP Ranks Homeless Continua of Care

HUD Announced Nearly $2 Billion for FY 2018 CoC Renewal Projects

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded approximately $2 billion to renew support to thousands of local homeless assistance programs across the nation. HUD's Continuum of Care grants will provide critically needed support to 5,800 local programs on the front lines of serving individuals and families experiencing homelessness.

HUD Announces a Decline in Veteran Homelessness

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

HUD Awards Record $2 Billion to Thousands of Local Homeless Assistance Programs Across the U.S.

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. 

Press Release: State Homeless Agencies Plan 2018 Annual Homeless Census

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.