From Our Federal Partners: Unique Housing Needs of Individuals with Criminal Justice Histories Webinar – July 25, 2018

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Homeless and Housing Resource Network (HHRN) is hosting this upcoming webinar to provide insights into client service strategies from someone who has walked in their shoes.
“I can help in my clients’ journey against recidivism… I can be the light that my clients need to a life outside of prison.” – HHRN webinar attendees
Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Time: 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM EDT
Registration: Register for the webinar
Individuals returning to the community from jail or prison must overcome significant barriers in obtaining and maintaining housing in the community. The final webinar of the People with Lived Experience Spotlight Series will discuss strategies for stable housing. The webinar features peers with a history of involvement in the criminal justice system identifying what strategies and supports were most helpful to them in their efforts to obtain permanent and affordable housing:
  • Christina Love, Training Project Specialist, Alaska Network on Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault
  • Bernadette Richards, Peer Mentor, HealthRIGHT 360, California
  • Justin Volpe, Certified Recovery Peer Specialist, Miami-Dade County’s 11th Judicial Criminal Mental Health Project, Florida
  • Moderated by LaVerne D. Miller, Esq.
Archived Recordings of the People with Lived Experience Spotlight Series are also available:
         
Visit the HUD Exchange at https://www.hudexchange.info

HTF Monthly Report Now Posted

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HUD is now posting the Housing Trust Fund (HTF) Deadline Compliance Status Reports. These monthly reports assist grantees and HUD Field Offices in monitoring compliance with the 2-year commitment requirement of the HTF statute and the 5-year expenditure requirement of the HTF regulations. The current report is now posted on the HUD Exchange at the link below. You may also access it from the Housing Trust Fund Page under "HTF Program Reports."

HTF Monthly Report as of 7/2/2018 Now Available:
         
Visit the HUD Exchange at https://www.hudexchange.info

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Happening thURSDAY — Engaging Your Elected Officials: What You Can Do to Help End Homelessness
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In advance of the National Conference on Ending Homelessness and Capitol Hill day, the Alliance's policy team will review its top legislative priorities for the coming year. These include: funding for homeless assistance programs, affordable housing, preventing the addition of arbitrary work requirements to federal assistance programs, and permanent authorization for the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness.

Join this free webinar Thursday, June 12 from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. to learn how you can encourage your elected officials to be a part of the solution. You’ll also hear from the Alliance’s National Field Organizer about building momentum in your district during the August recess, and year-round engagement with your elected officials.
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What to Expect in the 2018 CoC Program NOFA
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The 2018 NOFA for Continuum of Care funding is here, and the Alliance is pleased to help inform the application process. Check out the latest Alliance blog post, which sets the landscape for this year’s NOFA, and please keep an eye open for new resources to help your community submit a competitive application!
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Ending Homelessness Today
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What to Expect in the 2018 CoC Program NOFA
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People are hard at work on the NOFA for Continuum of Care funding for 2018, and this blog post kicks off a set of tools the Alliance will produce to help. We encourage all readers to also review resources from other partners, including HUD and USICH. Both organizations are producing resources to answer questions about […]
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To Address Unsheltered Homelessness, Shelter and Housing Must Be Connected
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This post is part of Unsheltered, an Alliance blog series to explore the crisis of unsheltered homelessness in the United States. You can catch up on the whole series here. Quickly getting people into housing is one central function of a homelessness system. But when unsheltered homelessness starts to rise, communities sometimes shift their focus […]
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Using Smart Outreach and Housing First to End Unsheltered Homelessness in Nevada
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This post is part of Unsheltered, an Alliance blog series exploring the crisis of unsheltered homelessness in the United States. You can catch up on the whole series here. There are tunnels running under the streets of Las Vegas. They were built to collect rainwater during the monsoon season so that the casinos don’t flood. But for […]
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