News from the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness

Newly Revised Criteria and Benchmarks for Ending Homelessness Among Families with Children          

At the beginning of the year, we released criteria and benchmarks for what an end to family homelessness would look like in communities.

After input from the field, we recently revised and strengthened the document and provided clearer guidance on the expectations and intentions behind some of the elements.
Read the revised Criteria and Benchmarks!  

Aware of All the Federal and National Initiatives to End Youth Homelessness? Here's a Handy Summary.   

There has been an unprecedented increase in collaboration both among federal agencies and between the government and locally-driven efforts to end youth homelessness.

This document highlights some of the significant efforts underway -- including a new cohort of 100-day challenges launching this week! -- and how they are contributing to local, state, and national progress. 

Don't Miss These Webinars on HUD's Notice of Funding Availability for Continuums of Care     
USICH Webinar: Join us on August 2 at 2 p.m. Eastern, as we explore strategies for success in responding to the NOFA, including an overview of key policy priorities and important changes from last year's competition. Register now!

Alliance Webinar: Join the National Alliance to End Homelessness August 3 at 1 p.m. Eastern, as they focus on the new Joint Transitional Housing and Permanent Housing-Rapid Rehousing component project. Register now!

Take This Survey: Opportunities for Collaboration Between DV and Homelessness Service Providers 

The Domestic Violence Housing Technical Assistance Consortium is looking for your input on the Safe Housing Needs Assessment.

The survey, which should take no more than 15 minutes and closes August 4th, will help the partners better understand the opportunities and challenges for collaboration between homelessness and domestic violence service providers.

Fill out the survey. 

What We Hold True as We Work to Revise and Strengthen the Federal Strategic Plan

Thanks to everyone who attended our standing-room-only input session on revising and strengthening the federal strategic plan at the National Conference on Ending Homelessness last week!

As we continue to seek your input, we also ask that you hold us to these truths, as Executive Director Matthew Doherty explained in his plenary remarks.
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