Ending Homelessness Partner Update - August 2012


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Real People ~ Real Results

During June, 77 people who were homeless (25 families and 8 single adults) moved into permanent housing from emergency shelters and transitional housing programs. Also, latest Regional Highlights.  >> more

Joining the 100,000 Homes Campaign

The Fairfax-Falls Church community has been invited to participate in the 100,000 Homes Campaign. This campaign is a national movement of communities working together to find permanent homes for 100,000 of the country’s most vulnerable and chronically homeless individuals and families. >> more

The Advocacy Subcommittee of the Governing Board on Homelessness

This spring, the Governing Board members of the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Partnership on homelessness created an Advocacy Subcommittee that’s charged with building public awareness and public will. Members include representatives from local businesses, nonprofit partners, the faith community and citizens who are committed to ending homelessness. >> more

Interim Rule for New CoC Regulations Released by HUD

On July 14 the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released an Interim Rule to implement the Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing (HEARTH) Act provisions that formally establish the Continuum of Care (CoC), consolidate CoC funding sources and establish requirements for performance measures for CoC projects and programs. >> more

Upcoming Trainings and Meetings

  • HMIS trainings scheduled for August. >> more
  • Regional HOST meetings on homelessness. >> more
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       August 8, 2012 - Prepared by the Fairfax County Office to Prevent and End Homelessness and the Fairfax County Office of Public Affairs.
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