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26Sep

Chester County receives state funding to combat homelessness

Share List By: Staff Report, Daily Local News Published: September 20, 2017 Chester County has quickly put to use a new source of state funding to begin helping reduce and eliminate homelessness. The money comes from the first ever statewide grants issued by Pennsylvania’s recently expanded state housing trust fund. “The housing trust fund is…

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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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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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Aug

Regionalizing the War on Homelessness

Share List By: Heather Stratman, Governing.com Published: August 7, 2017 The erudite Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis once wrote that a “state may, if its citizens choose, serve as a laboratory; and try novel social and economic experiments without risk to the rest of the country.” In California at the state, local and regional level,…

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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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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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