New Resources on Counting Survivors of Domestic Violence in the Point-In-Time (PIT) Count

Share List The 2018 Point in-Time (PIT) count is just around the corner. There are several resources available on HUD’s PIT and HIC Guides, Tools, and Webinars page, including the Notice for the 2018 HIC and PIT count. This year HUD updated the 2018 Housing Inventory Count (HIC) and PIT count to include “those who are currently experiencing…

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09Jan

U.S. Weather and Climate Disaster Costs Top $300 Billion in 2017

Share List By: Bill Lucia, Route 50 Published: January 8, 2018 The cost of major U.S. disasters last year involving weather and climate cleared $300 billion, far surpassing a previous high mark, according to a report the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released Monday. NOAA said the nation experienced 16 weather and climate disasters in 2017 with losses of $1…

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19Dec

HUD report shows reduction in overall homelessness in Pennsylvania

Share List By Bill O’Boyle – Wilkes-Barre Times Leader Published: December 16th, 2017 WILKES-BARRE — Homelessness has declined in Pennsylvania, according to the latest national estimate from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. HUD’s Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress found the total number of persons experiencing homelessness in Pennsylvania on a single…

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14Dec

Homes Within Reach Workshop Powerpoints

Share List Published: December 14, 2017 Thanks to all who attended our 13th annual Homes Within Reach Conference! We had over 830 attendees and over 165 sponsors, which makes it the most successful conference yet. This year’s theme was “Shining Our Light on Housing Solutions”, where we envisioned a future together, working in partnership for…

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11Dec

VA kills plan to cut homeless-vet program after outcry

Share List By Arthur Allen and Lorraine Woellert, Politico Published: 12/06/2017 Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin has killed a plan to shift money from a major homelessness program in response to a wave of protest from veterans’ advocates, who said the move would aggravate conditions for chronically ill and vulnerable vets. Advocates for veterans, state…

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28Nov

Pittsburgh and Allegheny County ‘effectively’ end veterans homelessness

Share List By: Kate Giammarise, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Published: November 22, 2017 By helping to house more than 500 homeless veterans since 2014, Pittsburgh and Allegheny County have “effectively” ended veteran homelessness, officials declared Tuesday. The designation, announced by County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Regional…

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