On Monday, May 17, HUD Secretary Marcia L. Fudge announced the allocation of $5 billion in American Rescue Plan funds for 70,000 emergency housing vouchers (EHVs) for individuals and families who are experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness.
CLPHA Member Update
Social isolation is a significant challenge for older adults living in publicly assisted homes. How are service providers modifying their programming to maintain social connections for older adults during the pandemic?
HUD has announced they will host COVID-19 webinars focusing on Housing/Health Partnerships, the COVID-19 Vaccine Challenge, and Community Health Workers (CHWs). Please note that capacity is limited and pre-registration is required to attend.
Health Center 101: Building Housing/Health Partnerships
Wednesday, May 12, 2021 | 2:00 – 3:30 pm (ET)
From the Center on Budget & Policy Priorities' Get It Back Campaign:
Prompted by suggestions from CLPHA on the need to provide guidance to PHAs on ensuring access to vaccinations for residents and staff, HUD will host a series of webinars in April focused on vaccine access. The second webinar on April 21 will feature a presentation from the Housing Authority of the City of Austin on their efforts to help their residents access vaccines.