Check out Treasury’s new tool to explore homelessness programs in your area

Dear Friends, We are excited to share the Data Lab at USAspending.gov– a recently launched website by U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Fiscal Service as part of the government’s congressionally mandated transparency efforts signed into law in May 2014 (DATA Act). The Data Lab features an interactive homelessness analysis that …

HUD Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the FY 2018 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program

The Gulf Coast Partnership will be releasing its Request for Project Applications (RFA) and Complete NOFA Timeline on Thursday June 28, 2018. The information provided in this email are links to the HUD NOFA for FY 2018 and the Changes/Highlights Document released from HUD for this Fiscal Year for your …

Review finds high cardiovascular disease mortality rates among homeless populations

Among homeless individuals cardiovascular disease remains one of the major causes of death due to challenges in predicting initial risk, limited access to health care and difficulties in long-term management, according to a review published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. In the U.S., roughly 550,000 …

Some OC residents: We want to help the homeless — just don’t put them in our neighborhoods

By Anh Do Mar 21, 2018 | 4:00 AM One day after Orange County supervisors voted to spend more than $70 million to house the homeless, residents in three prosperous cities expressed alarm about a proposal to set up “camp” shelters in their communities. Besides creating permanent housing, the officials’ …

Orange County to spend $70.5 million on permanent homeless housing, may add camps in 3 cities

Supervisors voted Monday for Orange County to spend $70.5 million on permanent housing for the homeless, and to create temporary homeless camps in Irvine, and possibly in Huntington Beach and Laguna Niguel. The vote comes a week after supervisors committed $20 million toward permanent housing for the homeless. The combined …