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.

TRAINING: DIVERSION WORKSHOP – FEB. 27TH-28TH

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

HUD Releases 2018 Annual Homeless Assessment Report

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

Funding and Finance Opportunities: December 2018

Compiled and published monthly by Rural Local Initiatives Support Corporation (http://www.lisc.org/rural/) Funding and Finance Opportunities Broadband USDA is offering funding through the Rural Broadband Access Loan and Loan Guarantee Program. Loans and loan guarantees will provide funds for the construction, improvement, or acquisition of facilities and equipment needed to provide broadband service in eligible rural … Continue reading Funding and Finance Opportunities: December 2018

SAVE-THE-DATE: 2019 Point-In-Time Count

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 SAVE-THE-DATE: 2019 Point-In-Time Count

Strategies for Ending Youth Homelessness in Rural Areas

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