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Affordable Housing, Federal News
June 01, 2011
Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) introduced S. 1060, the Honoring All Veterans Act of 2011, on May 25. Among other provisions, S. 1060 would reform the per diem program for homeless veterans to...
Federal News, Homelessness, Reports and Publications
May 26, 2011
VA
The most recent report from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) which summarizes the CHALENG survey, which assesses the needs of homeless veterans and how well the VA is meeting those...
Affordable Housing, Federal News, Homelessness
May 25, 2011
Federal News, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
May 25, 2011
The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs (SNAPS) sent a message to its listserv May 16 detailing its plan for homeless assistance programs...
Federal News, Homelessness
May 25, 2011
Sen. John Kerry recently introduced the Reconnecting Youth To Prevent Homelessness Act, aimed at helping the approximately 40 percent of youth who age out of foster care that become homeless. The...
Federal News, Homelessness, Reports and Publications
May 25, 2011
The U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services' Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) recently released a report to Congress on the activities and accomplishments of the Runaway and Homeless...
Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness, Reports and Publications
May 24, 2011
Updated guidelines published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that are used to determine household eligibility for many government social service programs....
Affordable Housing, Federal News
May 18, 2011
Connecticut reflects part, but a relatively small part, of a huge problem in unspent and potentially misused HUD Home funds across the country, according to a new investigation by the Washington...
Affordable Housing, Federal News, Homelessness
May 18, 2011
Senators Carl Levin (D-MI), Patty Murray (D-WA), and Daniel Akaka (D-HI) are the newest cosponsors of S. 489, "The Preserving Homes and Communities Act of 2011," which would provide $1...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness
May 18, 2011
The U.S. House of Representatives took another step toward extracting deep funding cuts from domestic discretionary programs when the House Appropriations Committee released its draft 302b...
 

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