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.

Communities are finding that flexible funding (financial support provided to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault (DV/SA) and human trafficking) is an effective strategy to address the economic, housing and safety impacts of violence that are compounded by

Communities of color and survivors of color are disproportionately impacted by housing insecurity and homelessness in our country – and in our housing systems – due to historic oppression and still-existent structural racism.

This session focuses on strategies used by housing providers to overcome challenges that rural domestic and sexual violence victims have faced in the midst of COVID-19. Anticipated topics of discussion include providing housing support to rural survivors in COVID-19 “hotspot” communities, use of

This session will focus on the link between sexual violence and housing; how housing insecurity and homelessness impact survivors of sexual violence, and how this has changed during COVID-19; and what survivors need around housing that sexual assault programs don’t typically provide.

Recent events continue to shed light on systems that routinely fail survivors – most specifically black survivors – and often costs them their lives.

FEMA funds through the CARES Act relief package are a critical source of funding to ensure short term safe housing options for survivors of domestic violence, sexual violence and human trafficking during COVID-19. During this Special Topic session, Traci L.

Emergency transfers are a main way to ensure safety in housing for survivors of domestic violence, sexual violence, dating violence and stalking.

Mobile advocacy is an effective and evidence-based approach that allows people receiving services to choose the meeting place that’s safe and convenient for them.

Join us to learn about how housing programs serving families are building resilience and navigating the impacts and demands of sheltering in place. Topics include: Handling homeschooling requirements, social distancing, lack of computers and other technology, and limited staff, as well as support

This webinar is designed to provide tools and information for homeless/housing program staff. Topics include DV dynamics, how a survivor's risk analysis factors into decisions about staying or separating, and how staff can navigate their responsibilities to both members of the household with increased safety as the goal.