Rental Housing | PD&R EDGE
HUD created the Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) in 2017 to assist local Continuums of Care (CoCs) in planning, developing, and implementing coordinated responses to youth experiencing homelessness.
Fifty years ago, HUD created the Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R) in the midst of two very different demonstration projects: Operation Breakthrough and the Experimental Housing Allowance Program (EHAP).
Each of HUD’s major program offices (Community Planning and Development, Housing, and Public and Indian Housing) oversee various programs that require operating parameters to govern the operations of each program.
The coronavirus pandemic has disproportionately affected seniors, who are more prone to severe illness and death from COVID-19; are more likely to live in congregate settings; and are more likely to require in-person services, which increase their risk of exposure.
In Eagle River, Alaska, located approximately 15 miles from downtown Anchorage, the Cook Inlet Housing Authority (CIHA) is helping revitalize the city’s downtown while providing affordable housing and green amenities to seniors, families, and other residents.
The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) program is a first-of-its-kind program, providing historic levels of assistance that have enabled vulnerable households to pay their rent and remain housed.