The Housing Choice Voucher Program Administrative Fee Study shows housing agencies have been significantly underfunded to run the (HCV) program.
A Roadmap to Ending Homelessness, lays out a comprehensive approach that advocates hope the briefing book will motivate the next administration to implement these well-tested interventions immediately.
Fewer housing vouchers used in 2013 due to sequestration may result in permanent loss of units; deferral of public housing repairs may result in shuttering of units.
The guidebook provides examples of best practices for PHAs collaborating with community partners “to plan how their resources can be used strategically to prevent and end homelessness.”
We look forward to this next round of funding being shaped by the needs of communities and residents impacted by the storm, and informed through a public conversation
The report uses NLIHC research to show that only 57% of affordable rental units on the market were available to very low-income renters in 2011,
Experts gave their opinions around “What programs could increase the amount of affordable homes in New York and elsewhere?” The NHTF was one of the primary answers.
A new report by the Brookings Institution, “Streamline Administration of the Housing Choice Voucher Program,” makes recommendations for improving the Housing Choice Voucher Program.
Although the closure will end this week, the vast majority of HUD employees, 96%, were furloughed and departmental operations have been reduced to minimal activity.
While protecting the most vulnerable populations remains HUD’s priority, poor households continue to lose out most during the shutdown, particularly those dependent on quality rental housing units.