NCHV Quarterly Webinar


In March, NCHV debuted our Quarterly Webinars, made possible by the generous support of The Home Depot Foundation. Each Quarter, we will host an online event for our members and network where they can learn about national best practices in housing. Our first webinar discussed, "Landlord Partnerships & Leaseups". In this webinar, we discussed the basics of forming these relationships, how to maximize housing opportunities for veterans in your community, how to utilize various affordable housing programs to house veterans, and ways to lease clients with multiple barriers to housing. Our Speakers were Kara Green, Housing Specialist from Friendship Place [...]

NCHV Quarterly Webinar2021-05-27T14:21:32+00:00

Submit Your Nominations Today!


Each year, NCHV honors the commitment and service of a few of the many deserving organizations and individuals helping homeless veterans across the nation. We are now accepting nominations for the following awards: Outstanding Member - to an NCHV member organization whose programs, partnerships, and people combine to create extraordinary results. Partnership Award - to an organization or individual whose work building effective partnerships exemplifies creativity and collaboration. Public Policy Award - to an elected official whose record shows strong commitment and action in measures to help homeless veterans. Unsung Hero Award - to an individual whose efforts go above [...]

Submit Your Nominations Today!2021-05-16T02:16:47+00:00

Resource: Veteran Rapid Retraining Program


The Veteran Rapid Retraining Assistance Program (VRRAP) offers education and training for high-demand jobs to Veterans who are unemployed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. VRRAP covers education and training programs approved under the GI Bill and Veteran Employment Through Technology Education Courses (VET TEC) that lead to high-demand jobs. These include associate degrees, non-college degrees, and certificate programs. The Department of Labor determines what’s considered a high-demand job for VRRAP. Click here to learn more about this program

Resource: Veteran Rapid Retraining Program2021-05-16T02:17:59+00:00

Resource: Affordable Housing Finance Guide


Affordable housing availability is a crucial part of the solution for veteran homelessness. Most of the funding for affordable housing development comes from federal resources. While there is funding available specifically for veterans exiting homelessness and veterans housing, most of the sources available serve the general population. However, there are ways to target more of the resources available towards housing that veterans in your community need. Read our Affordable Housing Guide that aims to help help developers, existing housing providers, and veteran serving agencies access more resources to support the construction and operation of housing for veterans in a variety [...]

Resource: Affordable Housing Finance Guide2021-05-16T02:14:34+00:00

Paid Survey Opportunity for Veterans


The National Coalition for Homeless Veterans (NCHV) is conducting a series of focus groups to discuss the Grant and Per Diem (GPD) program with both participants, and those who were offered, but declined this intervention. With more conversation surrounding GPD participation, the opportunities and challenges, barriers to utilization, and ongoing program modernization, it is critical to understand the perspectives of veterans with lived expertise in housing instability. Our focus groups will be conducted throughout May and early June, and we plan to include veterans in all regions of the country, including U.S. territories. We are hoping to create an environment [...]

Paid Survey Opportunity for Veterans2021-05-16T02:12:44+00:00

Register for NCHV 2020


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


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


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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