Monitoring for CPD Programs Page Now Available




Monitoring for CPD Programs Page Now Available
HUD is excited to announce the launch of the Community Planning and Development (CPD) Program Monitoring page on the HUD Exchange. The CPD Monitoring page provides information and resources to CPD grantees and CPD Field Office staff to assist in preparing for a HUD monitoring review, conducting a self-review, or monitoring subrecipients and other partners. Begin with the Monitoring Overview for key overarching guidance and then continue with each program and crosscutting requirement:


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Is your program adhering to equal access and gender identity rules?
A recent study indicated that less than 30% of emergency shelters appropriately enrolled transgender women in accordance with their gender identity.

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is hosting trainings on the Equal Access and Gender Identity Rule. The trainings (hosted Nov. 14, 16 and 17) will focus on educating funders and providers so that transgender and LGBT participants are appropriately enrolled each time they present to a project or coordinated entry with a need for homeless housing and services.
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Prepare for the 2017 youth PIT Count webinar
Wednesday, November 2, 2016, 2 p.m.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has announced that 2017 will be the baseline year for using Point-in-Time data to track progress towards ending youth homelessness.

Is your community prepared? Join Applied Survey Research and Chapin Hall Voices of Youth Count as they discuss planning and implementation of effective youth counts.
Hud releases 2015 hmis data
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has released the 2015 Annual Homlessness Assessment Report (AHAR) Part 2, focusing on local Homeless Management Information Systems (HMIS) data.

The report paints a broad picture of homelessness and housing instability for all populations during the 2015 calendar year.
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homelessness among women in LA increased 55% since 2013
The Downtown Women's Center of Los Angeles has released their 2016 Downtown Women’s Needs Assessment survey, confirming that this increase is largely a result of a lack of affordable, accessible housing for women.
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report suggests extent of migration among vets may be exaggerated
A recently published study by the National Center on Homelessness Among Veterans shows that 15.3% of veterans migrated across regions while homeless, and more often earlier in episodes of homelessness.

There were no clear correlates to explain the dynamics of migration among this population, and fears about homeless veterans migrating to communities with great homeless systems are likely unfounded.
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Get your rapid re-housing gears in sync!
by Kay Moshier McDivitt
It’s finally here. The phase of the Rapid Re-Housing Works campaign where we get to start talking about practice. For the next few weeks, our focus is going to be on the fundamentals of rapid re-housing, starting with today’s post on the core components – the gears, I like to say – of an effective homeless response system.
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This work is hard. It's boring. And, we're moving too damn slow.
by Guest Blogger, Kelly King Horne, Homeward (Richmond, VA)
The Alliance asked me to share why a gathering like the Rapid Re-Housing Leadership Summit matters. At Homeward, I talk about homelessness a lot and why data-driven collaboration matters, but today I want to share three reasons why pulling people from across the country together to think about taking rapid re-housing to scale, matters.
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Continuing a movement that's Built for Zero
by Jayme Day
Here are some things Steve Berg and Jayme Day learned at the Zarrow Mental Health Symposium.
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