NCHV Partners with Image Comics

2022-07-15T20:17:06+00:00

Gary Frank and writer Geoff Johns (the bestselling team behind Geiger, Superman: Secret Origin, Batman: Earth One, Doomsday Clock, and more) – are hard at work on their next event-limited series for Mad Ghost Comics and Image Comics – Junkyard Joe. Proceeds Will Go to National Coalition for Homeless Veterans and Veterans Aid In Memory of Johns and Frank’s Grandparents Who Served in WWII. Bestselling Geiger creative team Geoff Johns, Gary Frank, and Brad Anderson reteam for an all-new series in the upcoming Junkyard Joe, telling the story of a mysterious robot soldier and the cartoonist [...]

NCHV Partners with Image Comics2022-07-15T20:17:06+00:00

NCHV Statement on Dobbs Decision

2022-06-24T21:11:36+00:00

NCHV Statement on Dobbs Decision Today, the United States Supreme Court overturned the ruling in Roe v Wade that previously legalized abortions in the United States. This decision removes federal protections for abortion access and the lowest income people in this country are most likely to bear the burden. At NCHV, we are concerned about this decision and the impact it will have on veterans, including those at risk of/experiencing homelessness for several reasons. Currently, women veterans are not able to receive copay-free contraceptives from the VA, a barrier to unintended pregnancies. A report from the National Sexual Violence Resource Center [...]

NCHV Statement on Dobbs Decision2022-06-24T21:11:36+00:00

HHS RENEWS PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY FOR COVID-19

2022-04-22T18:05:24+00:00

Earlier this month The Department of Health and Human Services renewed the public health emergency for COVID-19. Which was set to expire on April 16th. We applaud the department for taking this step to ensure that the federal funding, flexibilities, and waivers with expiration dates directly tied to the public health emergency are still usable. Read the full Earlier this month, United States Interagency Council on Homelessness published a tool called “Expiring Federal Provisions That May Impact Homelessness.” It identifies federal funding, flexibilities, and waivers—including but not limited to those linked to the public health emergency—that are set to expire at various [...]

HHS RENEWS PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY FOR COVID-192022-04-22T18:05:24+00:00

VA outlines new goals towards ending Veteran homelessness

2022-04-05T18:08:53+00:00

VA outlines new goals towards ending Veteran homelessness Nationally, VA and its community partners will place at least 38,000 Veterans experiencing homelessness into permanent housing during calendar year 2022. This represents an increase of nearly 5% over the number of permanent housing placements in fiscal year 2021.   Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough established new goals in VA’s efforts to prevent and end homelessness among Veterans. During his visit, Feb. 25, McDonough participated in the local Point-in-Time Count and announced the following action being taken in the Greater Los Angeles (GLA) area: Placing at least 1,500 Veterans experiencing homelessness into permanent housing, [...]

VA outlines new goals towards ending Veteran homelessness2022-04-05T18:08:53+00:00

Millions in Transitional Housing Rehab Grants Just Announced

2022-03-23T20:24:20+00:00

Millions in Transitional Housing Rehab Grants Just Announced March 23, 2022 The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today that it is awarding 36 capital grants, totaling approximately $64.7 million, to community organizations under VA’s Grant and Per Diem program to improve the quality of housing options for Veterans experiencing homelessness. The National Coalition for Homeless Veterans (NCHV) applauds VA’s investment in this critical intervention. The Department saw additional need beyond initial rounds of funding awarded and acted proactively to meet the need. The new awards will allow grantee organizations to construct new buildings and renovate existing transitional housing facilities [...]

Millions in Transitional Housing Rehab Grants Just Announced2022-03-23T20:24:20+00:00

NCHV Testifies at House Veterans’ Affairs Committee

2022-03-16T19:57:25+00:00

On March 16th, 2022, the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Veterans Affairs conducted a hearing to consider proposals and draft bills including a few directly impacting Veteran Homelessness. Click HERE to read NCHV's testimony, and HERE to watch the Hearing.

NCHV Testifies at House Veterans’ Affairs Committee2022-03-16T19:57:25+00:00

NCHV explores Tiny Homes

2021-08-24T18:29:18+00:00

Welcome to Tiny Homes Week! During this week (Aug 23-27), National Coalition for Homeless Veterans will be exploring Tiny Homes as an affordable housing option for veterans. We will share our research, which includes the background and potential uses for Tiny Homes, the pros and cons, the standard for what we would like to see in these communities, examples from established communities, and other considerations for anyone thinking about using this housing intervention. With this offering, it is not our intention to recommend this housing option over others. This week is simply a week of exploration into an innovative method of [...]

NCHV explores Tiny Homes2021-08-24T18:29:18+00:00

Register for NCHV 2020

2020-03-18T18:08:27+00:00

Registration is open for the 2020 NCHV Annual Conference, Honoring the Past, Building the Future! We anticipate high demand as we celebrate our 30th Anniversary. Reserve your spot before we sell out by registering here. We have reserved a block of rooms at the Grand Hyatt for conference attendees at a discounted rate. This block is also expected to sell out. Click here to reserve your discounted room. NCHV Organizational members receive a discount on conference registration. Click here to become an NCHV Member, or to renew your membership. This year we will be hosting a special event on Thursday, May 28 [...]

Register for NCHV 20202020-03-18T18:08:27+00:00

NCHV CEO speaks at Veterans’ Affairs Committee HUD-VASH hearing

2020-03-18T18:08:27+00:00

On Tuesday, January 14, 2020, the Committee on Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity met to conduct a hearing entitled "Making HUD-VASH Work for all Veteran Communities." The hearing continued the work the Committee focused on during field hearings held in Oceanside, CA and New Port Richey, FL during the summer of 2019. NCHV CEO, Kathryn Monet was on the panel that included, Mr. Keith Harris, National Director of Clinical Operations VA Homeless Program Office U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs;  Mr. Hunter Kurtz, Assistant Secretary of Public and Indian Housing U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; Mr. Steve Berg, Vice President for Programs and Policy, National [...]

NCHV CEO speaks at Veterans’ Affairs Committee HUD-VASH hearing2020-03-18T18:08:27+00:00

Available SSVF Resources to Place Homeless Veterans at High-Risk of COVID-19

2020-03-18T18:08:27+00:00

Available Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Resources to Place Homeless Veterans at High-Risk of COVID-19  The Department of Veterans Affairs released guidance on the availability of SSFV resources to place homeless Veterans at high-risk of COVID-19. The SSVF Program is able to place homeless Veteran households in emergency housing (hotels and motels) for up to 45 days pending placement into permanent housing.  For the next 30 days, starting from March 17, 2020, or until funding is exhausted, SSVF will be modifying guidance it provides to grantees around these emergency housing placements. (Typically, such placements can only occur when no other appropriate Health Care for Homeless [...]

Available SSVF Resources to Place Homeless Veterans at High-Risk of COVID-192020-03-18T18:08:27+00:00
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