This information was originally distributed via HUD.gov. msbos.org is redistributing the information for awareness. HUD released Part One of its 2021 Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) to Congress. The report found that more than 326,000 people experienced homelessness in the United States on a single night in 2021, a decrease of eight percent, from 2020. “Sheltered homelessness” … Continue reading HUD Releases 2021 Annual Homeless Assessment Report – Part One
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. A thorough count is crucial in identifying and … Continue reading Get Ready for the 2022 Point-In-Time Count
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.
Voice of Calvary Ministries is preparing to host its first ever case management conference in November! The conference theme is entitled: "Case Management to Self-Sufficiency".
The Mississippi Home Corporation (MHC) announces the availability of $2,700,000 for the purpose of developing affordable rental housing under the Housing Trust Fund(HTF) program.
Oak Arbor is hosting a 2-day diversion workshop will be held on Wed., Feb. 27 and Thurs. Feb. 28 2019. The event will be held the following location PRCC Lowery Woodall Center906 Sullivan DriveHattiesburg, MS Cost The price is $150 per person. Make checks and money orders payable to: Pine Belt Mental Healthcare ResourcesATTN: SSVFPO Box 18679Hattiesburg, … Continue reading TRAINING: DIVERSION WORKSHOP – FEB. 27TH-28TH
On Friday, January 18th, our CoC is planning a free, mandatory, one-day training to sharpen agency skills in implementing outreach and engagement related to the CoC Coordinated Entry Systems.
This article first appeared on the Department of Housing and Urban Development's website. WASHINGTON – Homelessness in the U.S. remained largely unchanged in 2018, according to the latest national estimate by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). HUD’s 2018 Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress found that 552,830 persons experienced homelessness on a single … Continue reading HUD Releases 2018 Annual Homeless Assessment Report
This article first appeared the on the National Alliance to End Homelessness' blog. Although people commonly think of homelessness as an urban phenomenon, data from HUD’s 2017 Annual Homelessness Assessment Report (AHAR) indicates that nearly 75,000 people experiencing homelessness were in Balances of State or Statewide Continuums of Care, a rough proxy for estimating the scale … Continue reading Strategies for Ending Youth Homelessness in Rural Areas
In the most recent installment of the Alliance’s Emergency Shelter Learning Series, NAEH addressed one of the most important practices in emergency shelter: the role of diversion.