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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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21Jun

HUD Announces 2017 HTF Allocations, $219.1 million Available Nationwide

Share List By: National Low Income Housing Coaltition (NLIHC) Published: June 19, 2017 The National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) applauds the release of Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 allocations of state-by-state funding levels for the national Housing Trust Fund (HTF) from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The funding, approved on Wednesday, June…

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20Jun

Eastern PA COC Request for Proposals: Call Operator for Coordinated Entry System

Share List RFP Date of Issue: June 20, 2017 RFP Due Date: July 20, 2017 OVERVIEW The US Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Continuum of Care (CoC) Program is designed to promote a community-wide commitment to the goal of ending homelessness; to provide funding for efforts by nonprofit providers, States, and local governments to…

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15Jun

Community Planning and Development Program Formula Allocations for FY 2017

Share List By: HUD Published: June 14, 2017 Earlier yesterday, HUD’s Office of Community Planning and Development (CPD) announced the amount of national Housing Trust Fund (HTF) each state will receive in 2017. The total amount of HTF nationally is $219,168,373. You will also see how much other CPD money will be made available to…

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14Jun

Housing Increasingly ‘Out Of Reach’

Share List By: Margaret J. Krauss, WESA Published: June 12, 2017 Nowhere in the country can someone work 40 hours a week at a minimum-wage job and afford a two-bedroom apartment, according to a study from the National Low Income Housing Coalition. On average, a Pennsylvanian earning minimum wage would have to work 83 hours…

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13Jun

A Must Read Report – Protections Delayed: State Housing Finance Agency Compliance with the Violence Against Women Act

Share List By: Regional Housing Legal Services Published: June 8, 2017 Nearly 20 people per minute -more than 10 million per year- are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States. Nearly 1 in 5 women have been the victim of rape or attempted rape. The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), amended in 2013,…

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