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Housing and Health Connection Recorded Webinar Available

HIV Health Reform has made the recording of its webinar The Housing & Health Connection: Vision and Opportunity for Expanding HIV/AIDS Housing available.  Originally presented on March 5, this webinar is the first in a series of webinars designed to help housing providers understand the Affordable Care Act within the context of sustaining and expanding housing options for persons living with HIV/AIDS.

New Affordable Housing Protection for Low-Income New Yorkers Living with HIV/AIDS

On Feb. 13, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a new affordable housing protection for low-income New Yorkers living with HIV/AIDS.  Under the new program, New Yorkers who are permanently disabled by HIV/AIDS and receive rental assistance will pay no more than 30 percent of their income toward their rent. Without this protection, more than 10,000 New Yorkers living with HIV/AIDS are denied affordable housing and required to pay upwards of 70 percent of their disability income toward their rent.

Department of Veterans Affairs, Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program funding opportunity

Under the Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program (SSVP) awards grants to private non-profit organizations and consumer cooperatives who can provide supportive services to very low-income Veteran families living in or transitioning to permanent housing. Grantees provide eligible Veteran families with outreach, case manggement, and assistance in obtaining VA and other benefits. 


View VA funding opportunity 

HUD CoC NOFA Released Nov. 22: Changes and Features

On November 22, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released its Continuum of Care (CoC) Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for FY 2013-14. Norm Suchar, Director of Capacity Building at National Alliance to End Homelessness(NAEH) outlines his initial impressions of the changes and new features in an article entitled A Wonkish First Read of the Continuum of Care NOFA. 

There are also two webinars related to the CoC NOFA:

In Case You Missed It: Sept. 17 Webinar Overview of Ryan White Program Policy Clarification Notices

This recorded webinar, originally broadcast on Sept. 17, 2013, is intended to help Ryan White grantees transition to implementation of the Affordable Care Act. It provides an overview of the Ryan White Policy Clarification Notices 1303 -1306 which were released in the Summer of 2013.

Registration (Organization, state, and email) required to view webinar and slides.

View webinar and slides