New Resource: Engaging & Supporting Landlords through Risk Mitigation Funds
Private landlords can play important roles in your local efforts to end homelessness. And like any partners, they must be effectively engaged and supported.
In the first of a two-part series on landlord engagement, our Seattle-based regional coordinator, Katy Miller, discusses the benefits of risk mitigation funds.
Then read about how Denver, Orlando, Portland, and Seattleare using risk mitigation funds as one part of their landlord engagement strategy.
Stay tuned as we release more resources on the role of landlords in ending homelessness, including an upcoming webinar on risk mitigation funds!
Council Discusses State-Level Efforts to End Chronic Homelessness, Progress on End to Youth Homelessness
On April 12, the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness convened for its first meeting of 2016. Among other topics, the Council heard from two state Medicaid Directors -- Kate McEvoy from Connecticut and Betsy Aiello from Nevada -- on innovative new state-level strategies to end chronic homelessness.
Read a recap and learn about new resources that were released in conjunction with the Council meeting.
USICH Announces New Deputy Director
We are thrilled to announce that Jasmine Hayes has been promoted to Deputy Director!
Jasmine has been serving as Policy Director for USICH, overseeing our work on preventing and ending youth and family homelessness.
Read more on Jasmine's background and new role.
|Join Us in Hampton, VA, for a Day-Long Forum on the Role of SSI/SSDI Benefits in Ending Homelessness!|
On , join Executive Director Matthew Doherty and Policy Advisor Lindsay Knotts -- along with SSA Acting Commissioner Carolyn Colvin and speakers from the Virginia Governor's office, SSA, VA, HUD, the SOAR TA Center, and the Virginia Housing Alliance -- as we explore the strategies Virginia is using to end homelessness statewide, and best practices like those highlighted in Key Strategies for Connecting People Experiencing Homelessness to SSI/SSDI Benefits.