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Louisville Reaches “Functional Zero” for Homeless Veterans

Since January, the Coalition for the Homeless–under the leadership of Mayor Greg Fischer with over a dozen nonprofit and governmental partners–has worked to coordinate an end to veteran homelessness locally. This initiative is known as Rx: Housing Veterans. We are thrilled to share that Louisville has officially reached functional zero for homeless veterans. The US Interagency Council on …

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HUD: Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Fiscal Year 2015

Attention, Louisville Continuum of Care! HUD has released the Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 Continuum of Care Program Competition here. The FY 2015 CoC Consolidated Application and Project Applications are now available in e-snaps. For project applications, the final submission deadline is midnight on Saturday night, October 17, 2015. …

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Employment Opportunity: Housing Specialist

The Coalition for the Homeless is seeking a part-time, salaried employee to work up to 30 hours per week on housing management activities. Hours are flexible. Duties include conducting housing inspections, mediation with property owners on behalf of program participants, tenant counseling, managing leases and managing paperwork for leases, and general administration of HUD funded …

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Give-A-Jam raises nearly $60,000 to end veteran homelessness!

The fourth annual Give-A-Jam to end homelessness was held on Thursday, December 18. Hosted by the Clifton Center, Give-A-Jam was created in 2010 by John Harris, Executive Director of the Clifton Center, and his wife Natalie Harris, Executive Director of the Coalition for the Homeless. Together, they wanted to create a new type of event: …

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Community leaders gather to plan an end for veteran homelessness in Louisville

Today, we met at Mayor Greg Fischer’s office to develop a concrete, achievable plan to end veteran homelessness. We are so grateful for the leadership of Mayor Greg Fischer, Congressman John Yarmuth, Heather French Henry (Commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs), and so many of our partner organizations. This is a phenomenal, compassionate city! Stay tuned …

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