LAHSA docs on U.S. Department of Homeland Security Proposed “Public Charge” Rule

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has released a draft rule entitled “Inadmissability on Public Charge Grounds.” DHS will accept public comments on this draft rule until December 10, 2018.

Attached are three documents from the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority on the Department of Homeland Security's proposed rules that would exclude residence to immigrants if they use public services (i.e., become a "public charge," or even if there are indications such as age and health that indicate they might do so.

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2018 Homeless Count Results: Key Information

For the first time in 4 years, the number of people experiencing homelessness in Los Angeles decreased.

        In Los Angeles County 53,195 people are experiencing homelessness, a 3% decrease from 2017.

        In the City of Los Angeles, 31,516 people are experiencing homelessness, a 5% decrease from 2017.

        In the Los Angeles Continuum of Care (CoC), which comprises LA County excluding Glendale, Pasadena, and Long Beach CoCs, 50,385 people are experiencing homelessness, a 4% decrease from 2017.

        The Homeless Count is a point-in-time snapshot across 3 nights in January and does not estimate the number or demographic characteristics of people experiencing homelessness in Los Angeles over the year.

New Coordinated Entry System Policies Available For Public Comment

The policy development process for the Los Angeles Coordinated Entry System (LA County CES) is publicly accountable and includes opportunities for public comment.

Prioritization-related policies are now available for public comment. Click here to review the draft prioritization policies. 

Once you have reviewed them, you are invited to provide feedback for the CES Policy Council's consideration. The survey linked above will remain open until 12 pm on Wednesday, April 28, 2017. 

2018 Housing Location Services Program. 2018 Organizational Representative Payee. Request for Proposals (RFP)

 

 February 15, 2018

 The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) is pleased to announce the release of the following RFPs:

 The 2018 Housing Location Services Program RFP is now available at: 

https://www.lahsa.org/news?article=342-2018-housing-location-services-program-rfp

 Housing Location Services Program RFP Timeline:

  • Release: February 15, 2018
  • Mandatory Proposers Conference: February 21, 2018, 10 AM-12 PM
  • Written Questions Due: February 23, 2018, 2 PM
  • Submission Deadline: March 16, 2018, 2 PM
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Organization Capacity Building Technical Assistance Webinar: Monday, February 5, 2018, 2:00-3:00 pm

 

Organization Capacity Building Technical Assistance Application Information Webinar   

 

In Partnership with the Home For Good Funders Collaborative, the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) is hosting an informational webinar to support the release of the Organization Capacity Building Technical Assistance Application.

What: This live webinar will provide an overview of the Organization Capacity Building Technical Assistance Application and provide interested applicants with an opportunity for Q&A.

Who Should Participate: Ideal participants for this webinar include Senior Level Leadership and decision makers with an understanding of the organization's overall operating infrastructure.

When: The webinar will take place on Monday, February 5, 2018 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm. For those who cannot attend the live webinar, a recording will be posted online.

Please click here to register for the webinar. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

The Organization Capacity Building Technical Assistance Application and be viewed here.

 

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