In this third webinar of the series on housing James Apt, Case Manager at Boston Health Care for the Homeless, discusses common reasons clients may lose housing, considerations in working with landlords and the courts, and ways to address housing issues that come up after a client has been housed.
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James Apt, Case Manager at Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program, presented this webinar which discusses considerations and strategies for keeping formerly homeless clients on track once they are housed.
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.
A new HealthAffairs blog post by by Jennifer Kates, Vice President and Director of Global Health & HIV Policy at the Kaiser Family Foundation, and Rachel Garfield, Senior Researcher and Associate Director at the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, discusses two provisions that are of particular importance for people living with HIV:
This webinar was provided as training for SPNS grantees associated with the Medical Home HIV Evaluation & Resources Team (Med-HEART) on Feb. 19. It is intended for staff such as patient navigators who work to help clients who are homeless find and retain housing.
Pre-Housing Considerations for Navigators
People receiving mental health care are up to four times more likely to be infected with HIV than the general population, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Public Health from researchers at Penn Medicine and other institutions who tested over 1,000 patients in care in Philadelphia and Baltimore.
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.
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.
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:
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.