2018 Continuum of Care Competition

This week, HUD announced over $2 billion available for the Continuum of Care (CoC) Program, including new bonus funding for domestic violence and other housing interventions.

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2018 Regional Point in Time Report

Thank you to the hundreds of volunteers that made it happen this year

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Community Listening Sessions on Data

RSVP at a local meeting to share the role of data in your work to end homelessness and innovate with others

Community Listening Sessions on Data

The 2018 Continuum of Care Competition Begins!

This week, HUD announced over $2 billion available for the Continuum of Care (CoC) Program, including new bonus funding for domestic violence and other housing interventions. 

2018 Point in Time report released

The 2018 Point in Time report has been published! The Metro Denver community came together to plan and execute Everyone Counts, Metro Denver's Point in Time survey, which details those experiencing homelessness in our community on a single night in January. Held on January 29th, 2018, this report provides a snapshot of those staying in sheltered and unsheltered living situations in our community.

Everything You Need to Know to Be Ready for the MDHI Stakeholder Extravaganza

Hello, friends. The MDHI Stakeholder Meeting, which we are fondly referring to as the Stakeholder Extravaganza, is swiftly approaching. Here are four things you can do now.  1.  RSVP if you haven't already or view event details here. 2.  Review the final draft of the 2018 MDHI Governance Charter. We've incorporated feedback, and highlighted the areas where we've made changes.  3. Review the scoring tool for the upcoming 2018 CoC NOFA competition. The MDHI NOFA committee has completed a draft scoring tool to rank renewing grantees. Check out the 2018 CoC Notice of Funding Availability web page for more details.

Not Your Average Governance Charter

Each year, MDHI reviews and updates its governance charter by posting it online for public comment and reviewing it at the staff and board levels. Last year, we changed a few words and some punctuation, and called it good for another year. We even made jokes about how reading the document could lead to better REM sleep and, therefore, enhanced self care.  This year's governance charter is much different! 

New Rapid Rehousing written standards

Introducing MDHI’s New Rapid Re-Housing Written Standards The MDHI Board of Directors approved new Rapid Re-Housing (RRH) Written Standards on May 10th, 2018. You can find the document at www.mdhi.org/esg_rrh Some of the highlights from the standards include:  

Aurora Innovative Housing Symposium 6.11.18

Post authored by James Gillespie - Community Impact and Gov’t Relations, Mile High Behavioral Healthcare   When it comes to housing, Colorado is at a tipping point. Pick up any form of local media and words such as “crisis,” “bubble,” “homelessness,” and “gentrification” crown the headlines. Indeed our state is in crisis. But in the words of Eleanor Roosevelt, “It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.”  

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