MFP – Strategic Housing Partnership Coordinator

Money Follows the Person Strategic Housing Partnership Coordinator

Job ID: J33370

Duties:

Work with the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) to identify strategies and resources for new integrated housing; respond to a Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Notification Of Funding Availability (NOFA); and develop strategies to increase various housing voucher programs.

Work with DHCD to identify strategies by which existing housing resources can be directed to serve the MFP target populations.

Meet regularly and oversee the activities of five Regional Housing Search and Network Coordinators (RHSNCs); develop and implement housing policies and procedures; ensure Regional Coordinating Offices secure adequate housing resources to meet the transition benchmarks; provide training, technical assistance and support. Continue reading

DHCD – Emergency Assistance Changes Effective 11/23/12

Further Actions to Strengthen the Safety Net for Homeless Families
Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development
November 19, 2012
Since the release of new regulations governing the Emergency Assistance (EA) Program on September 17, 2012, the Department of Housing and Community Development has held two public hearings in Springfield and Boston and has continued to meet with legislators, stakeholder groups, and advocacy organizations. Prior to this, extensive outreach was conducted with a broad array of individuals and organizations involved in housing and homelessness issues. Continue reading