HUD: Secretary Carson Designates New EnVision Center in Houston, TX

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson announced the latest HUD EnVision Center designation, located at HUD Gulf Coast Center in Houston, Texas. This Center partners with Adaptive Construction Solutions (ACS) to assist the local community with wrap around services in Houston and the surrounding area. […]

HUD: Secretary Carson Hosts Discussion on Federal Government’s Response to Homelessness

 U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson today held a roundtable in Austin, Texas, on the federal response to homelessness. Secretary Carson was joined by U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) Executive Director Dr. Robert Marbut and U.S. Representative Chip Roy (TX-21) for a discussion with local homelessness providers, […]

HUD: “Mustard Seed Series” Virtual Workshops Launched for Faith Leaders and Congregations

Events will feature testimonies from faith leaders who have launched housing initiatives for homeless neighbors U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today launched a series of virtual workshops for faith congregations entitled, “The Mustard Seed Series”. The virtual events will feature faith organizations that have […]

Census Bureau: Operations to Count People Experiencing Homelessness Begins

The U.S. Census Bureau will begin the special operations to count people experiencing homelessness in communities across the country on Sept. 22. Specially trained census takers will count people Sept. 22-24 at shelters, soup kitchens and mobile food van stops in an operation called Service-Based Enumeration (SBE). Census takers will count people who live […]

HUD: Flexibilities Provided for Emergency Solutions Grants Program CARES Act Funds

Department working with states and local units of governments to aid vulnerable populations amid outbreak United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today provided the additional requirements and flexibilities for the $3.96 billion provided to states and units of local government for the Emergency Solutions Grants Program […]

HUD: Equal Access Rule Updated to Return Decision Making to Local Shelter Providers Regarding Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Rule upholds Department’s commitment to fair treatment of all individuals while allowing shelter providers to establish an admissions policy that best serves their unique communities  U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today announced a proposed modification to the 2016 portion of the Equal Access rule. […]

HUD: Remaining $2.96 Billion in CAREs Act Funding Provided for Homeless Populations Amid Coronavirus Recovery

$4 Billion total in Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) targeted toward communities with high homeless populations or individuals at risk of becoming homeless U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today announced the allocation of $2.96 billion in Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) funding to support homeless Americans […]

FEMA: $200 Million in Supplemental Funding Provided for Resources that Support Economic Emergencies including Hunger and Homelessness

Today, FEMA announced $200 million in supplemental funding allocations to local jurisdictions across the country to supplement local service organizations that provide critical resources to people with economic emergencies, which include our hungry and homeless populations. In addition to the $200 million supplemental funding from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and […]