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The Homeless Trust
Selection Committee Recommendations - 2014 USHUD Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) Request for Applications (RFA)
For more information on these recommendations, please review the following items:
Homeless Trust and Miami-Dade County Public Schools release new brochure that provides age-appropriate ways students can help homeless individuals
Check out the new Project Homeless Awareness brochure!
Fight for those who fought for you! The federal government mandates the end of veteran homelessness by 2015. So for this year's Homeless Awareness day, the Miami-Dade community will come together to honor homeless veterans and raise awareness about efforts under way by the Miami-Dade County Homeless Trust to get these men and women off the streets.
Please click to find out ways to get involved .
Homeless Trust Board approves final 2013/2014 priorities for NOFA
On Friday, January 17, 2014, the Miami-Dade County Homeless Trust Board approved the FINAL priority rankings for projects that responded to the local Request for Applications for inclusion in the continuum of care’s response to USHUD’s 2013/2014 NOFA for Homeless Continuum of Care programs.
Please refer to the attached memorandum, and in particular to Exhibit 2 of the memorandum, for the specific priority order for projects to be submitted in both Tier 1 and Tier 2 of this year’s application. The memorandum explains the process utilized and the methodology for recommendation of this priority listing.
Miami-Dade County Homeless Plan Re-Alignment: Priority Home
On December 6, 2013, the Miami-Dade County Homeless Trust Board, acting in its capacity as the Continuum of Care Board for the Miami-Dade County Continuum of Care, completed a review of the implementation of the Miami-Dade County Community Homeless Plan.
The Board reviewed the core strategies and initiatives of the Plan as approved in 1994, as well as the additional essential elements included in 2004, and developed new initiatives and strategies designed to further align the key categories of the Plan to the current identified policies and priorities identified by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.
These additional initiatives and strategies build around the core Plan, which includes housing (Emergency, Transitional, Permanent and Rapid Re-Housing), outreach and supportive services. A copy of the alignments to the Plan, called PRIORITY HOME, reflecting these additional initiative and strategies, as well as updates on the implementation of the core Plan strategies and initiatives, was available for comment.
Romero-Britto designed meters throughout Miami-Dade County
Did you know that Miami-Dade County residents give millions of dollars to panhandlers each year? The fact is that not all who panhandle are homeless. Even if they are homeless, giving them money is not an effective means to help them. That's why we are deploying our Romero-Britto designed meters throughout Miami-Dade County.
They are a safe, reliable and fully accountable means for you to help people who are homeless because 100% of the money collected in these meters is used directly to fund additional shelter beds, and expand the number of indoor meal programs for people experiencing homelessness. When you see one of our homeless donation meters, please consider giving your change to change a life.
Please mail the completed sponsorship form to the Miami-Dade County Homeless Trust at:
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