NLIHC and 212 organizations from the NLIHC-led Disaster Housing Recovery Coalition sent a letter on May 11 to Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Chair Ron Johnson (R-WI) and Ranking Member Claire McCaskill (D-MO) urging them to include provisions for the Disaster Housing Assistance Program (DHAP) in the Senate version of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act. The recently passed House version of this bill contained several disaster-related provisions but failed to include DHAP – a proven program to provide stable, longer-term housing assistance for survivors along with wrap-around case management services to help people recover.
National Updates Congress Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) wrote to HUD Secretary Ben Carson on May 22 urging the department to move quickly in distributing more than $9 billion in housing and…June 1, 2020
NLIHC’s last national call on “Coronavirus, Housing, and Homelessness” took place on May 26. The call featured updates from national, state, and local advocates and service providers working to…June 1, 2020
HUD’s Office of Community Planning and Development (CPD) issued a Memorandum containing a second set of regulation waivers on May 22 affecting the Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), Continuum of Care (…June 1, 2020