Wednesday, November 21, 2012

NEOCH Submits HEARTH Comments

We have posted our comments regarding the changes to funding the shelters here (called HEARTH rules).  This is going to be a big changes for the shelters from how to count homeless people, the intake process and discharge procedures.  It will most likely lead to cities looking differently at transitional shelters.  There were well over 400 comments submitted after the deadline was extended until November 16.  If you want to read the other comments go to and enter "Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing Continnum of Care."  Click on the docket number FR-5476-N-02 and then HUD-2012-0089 then click "view all comments" and you will see a summary of the 491 comments submitted.
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