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20Sep

HUD Releases the Housing First Assessment Tool

Share List By: HUD Exchange Published: September 20, 2017 HUD continues to encourage Continuums of Care (CoCs) and providers to implement and strengthen Housing First approaches. To support these efforts, HUD recently released the Housing First Assessment Tool. This tool builds on the work of the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness’s (USICH) Housing First…

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Sep

HUD Secretary Ben Carson helps open a North Philly high school

Share List by Kristen A. Graham & Aubrey Whelan, Philadelphia Inquirer Updated: September 19, 2017 U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson, in town to help open a new Philadelphia school, said Tuesday that the partnership that made Vaux Big Picture High School possible ought to be replicated across the country. The school represents…

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11Sep

The Pew Charitable Trusts Releases Report: 10 Policies to Prevent and Respond to Childhood Lead Exposure

Share List By: Pew Charitable Trusts Published: August 31, 2017 The report is result of an extensive review on the implications of childhood lead exposure and the most cost-effective policies to reduce and ultimately eliminate lead exposure. Key findings included: Removing leaded drinking water service lines from the homes of children born in 2018 would…

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10Aug

Guest Opinion: Senate bill would increase investment in affordable housing

Share List By: Phyllis Chamberlain, Published in the Philadelphia Inquirer Updated: August 10, 2017 — 8:22 AM EDT Did you know that every dollar of federal tax credits issued has been generating roughly 10 times the level of investment? When it comes to a housing program in Pennsylvania, thankfully, it’s become a proven fact. Each…

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09Aug

Now Available: Coordinated Entry Community Samples Toolkit

Share List By: HUD Exchange Published: August 9, 2017 Per HUD’s Continuum of Care (CoC) Program interim rule, each CoC is required to implement a coordinated entry system that covers the geographic area of their CoC. To assist in this effort, HUD has recently published a Coordinated Entry Community Samples Toolkit. The purpose of this toolkit…

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03Aug

ADVOCACY WORKS! – Senate HUD Bill Provides Better or Level Funding for Critical Housing Programs

Share List   By: Phyllis Chamberlain, Executive Director of the Housing Alliance of PA Published: August 3, 2017   Pennsylvania receives $1.2 Billion* annually in federal funding, which allows you to do the good work that you do every day to provide new affordable housing opportunities to people in need.  The Housing Alliance has been…

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01Aug

Senate Appropriations Approves Transportation, HUD Bill

Share List By: NAHRO Published: July 31, 2017 The Senate Appropriations Committee voted unanimously on July 27 to approve its FY 2018 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (T-HUD) bill. The bill provides $60.058 billion in funding overall, $2.407 billion higher than current funding levels and $3.5 billion higher than the House. Considering the constraints of…

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19Jul

SNAPS In Focus: The New Joint Transitional Housing and Rapid Re-Housing Component

Share List Norm Suchar Director Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs Published July 13, 2017 In the Registration Notice for the FY 2017 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition, we announced that communities could apply for a new type of project that combines the activities of a transitional housing project with those of a rapid…

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11Jul

Publication: Coordinated Entry Core Elements Guidebook

Share List By: HUD Published: 2017 HUD Coordinated-Entry-Core-Elements About This Guidebook: The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requires that Continuums of Care (CoCs) establish and operate a coordinated entry process. Most recently, HUD’s Notice Establishing Additional Requirements for a Continuum of Care Centralized or Coordinated Assessment System (CPD-17-01) established new requirements for…

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05Jul

Webinar Recording: How to Improve Your Messaging Around Affordable Housing

Recorded: July 5, 2017

This webinar highlights specific strategies, gleaned from collaborative research that Enterprise Community Partners is conducting with the FrameWorks Institute, to overcome these challenges. Dr. Manuel offers evidence-based tools for reframing the public discourse on homelessness and affordable housing.

Presenter:

Dr. Tiffany Manuel, Vice President – Knowledge, Impact, & Strategy, Enterprise Community Partners

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