News & Resources

This blog provides access to archived SHP eNewsletters featuring announcements about new resources, training events, and funding opportunities, links to new podcasts from the SHP team, TA Questions on the intersections of gender-based violence and housing, and recordings of past webinars.

HUD recently announced the awards for the FY2018 CoC Program Competition.

This webinar highlights the District Alliance for Safe Housing's use of flex funding to swiftly provide cash assistance to address survivor's housing barriers.

The issue of human trafficking has gained tremendous attention over the last two decades. The relatively new “popularity” of this crime has provided needed protections for survivors and resources for victim service providers in the field, however it has also allowed for misconceptions.

In this NRCDV Radio podcast, Marium Durrani (Director of Public Policy, NRCDV) and Karen Romero Training Institute Director, Freedom Network USA) discuss the many intersections involving human trafficking, including housing and homelessness. 

Change can start with just #1Thing. One person’s actions may seem insignificant, but together a communities' collective “#1Things” can lead to real social transformation. 

Addressing survivors’ housing needs requires meaningful, sustained partnerships between domestic violence and sexual assault organizations and homelessness and housing providers. We can meet shared goals when we work collaboratively to ensure local programs, systems, institutions, and laws and policies are responsive to the unique challenges and opportunities at the intersection of domestic violence, sexual assault and housing.

The Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) has, since 1984, provided essential funding to state and local programs across the country that has enabled these programs to offer critical support services to victims of domestic violence.