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.

Domestic violence is a leading cause of both survivor homelessness and housing instability. Those experiencing homelessness or housing insecurity are more vulnerable to violence. Survivors need flexible, affordable, and safe housing options to achieve safety and lasting stability. Many survivors turn to their friends, family, and faith leaders for housing support. In collaboration with Jewish Women International, the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV) spoke with faith leaders of different identities and backgrounds.

On May 5, 2021 a federal district court judge ruled in favor of landlords and property owners claiming the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) did not have the authority to issue the federal eviction moratorium (set to expire June 30, 2021).

In this issue, we highlight critical policy and funding updates, as well as recent resources related to eviction protections, permanent supportive housing (PSH), vaccine distribution and more.

This webinar explores the ways in which DV/SA advocates, embedded in homeless/housing systems, and vice versa, can create access and increase racial and gender equity for survivors and support homeless/housing advocates to understand the unique safety needs and barriers survivors face.

Co-location of DV/SA advocates in various settings can deepen cross-system relationships, provide ready support to survivors navigating those systems, and create multiple opportunities for cross-training and systemic change.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, federal, state, and local governments have mandated eviction and utility moratoriums to prevent homelessness and slow the spread of the virus. This tenants’ rights landscape has been ever-changing.

Recognizing and understanding the intersections of youth homelessness/housing insecurity and gender-based violence is critical to creating meaningful services and effective intervention and prevention strategies.

Healing Starts at Home: Reimagining Permanent Supportive Housing for Trauma Survivors was a special panel discussion on the newly released Creating Permanent Supportive Housing to Meet the Needs of Survivors of Domestic Vi

Please join us for a webinar to get the latest COVID-19 updates and get answers to questions about the vaccination rollout for survivors who are receiving services at Victim Service Provider agencies.

This newsletter highlights some timely policy news, provides updates on our efforts to shift coordinated entry processes, includes information on how you can increase affordable housing as well as several other new tools and products. Beyond any resource we can share, we invite you to join us in thinking about what it means to be both aspirational and practical as you set your intentions for the year ahead. Who will you be in 2021? How compelling is your vision? How will you partner in service of change? Will you take inspired action?