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2015 CoC Application – Information and Updates

2015 CoC Application – Information and Updates

| November 5, 2015 | 1 Comment

Projects to be Ranked in the 2015 CoC Application to HUD UNITY staff have received and reviewed for completeness all renewal applications. The UNITY Evaluation and Project Selection Committee reviewed and selected new project sponsors for the bonus projects and for renewal projects needing a new project sponsor. As a result of these reviews, the below […]

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| October 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

  Act 693 of the 2014 Regular Legislative Session, effective August 1st, has created the Louisiana Legislative Auditor Hotline. Louisiana Revised Statute 24:523.1 requires state, local and quasi-public agencies to post a notice that provides information on how to report misuse of public funds to the Louisiana Legislative Auditor. This notice must be posted on […]

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Wanted:  Homeless Service Providers

Wanted: Homeless Service Providers

| October 12, 2015 | 2 Comments

UNITY is seeking nonprofit or governmental agencies to apply for grants to provide permanent housing and services to chronically homeless people with disabilities, and to young people age 18-24. Application deadline is October 20, 6:59 pm. RFP for Rapid Rehousing for Youth RFP 15-3 PSH Bonus RFP-2015-4 Reallocation PSH for CH RFP-2015-5 Pathways

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A Home for Every New Orleanian -- A Report on Progress Toward Ending Homelessness Since Hurricane Katrina

A Home for Every New Orleanian — A Report on Progress Toward Ending Homelessness Since Hurricane Katrina

| August 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

In front of abandoned building where disabled client has lived for 6 years, UNITY releases report showing good and bad news when it comes to post-Katrina homelessness Click on the link for the full report. A Home for Every New Orleanian

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The New Orleans Model for Ending Veteran Homelessness

The New Orleans Model for Ending Veteran Homelessness

| April 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

“I firmly believe that every community can and should end Veteran homelessness.” – UNITY of Greater New Orleans Executive Director Martha J. Kegel hoping to inspire all cities to take up the charge to end veteran homelessness!   Click the picture or here for the rest of the story published on the US Interagency Council on […]

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UNITY seeing increase in homeless families

UNITY seeing increase in homeless families

| December 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Cuts to domestic-violence programs and economic hardship are causing more families to seek help in the city’s homeless shelters or to sleep in their cars or on the streets of New Orleans. Recently housed mother Trolean Tolliver was featured in a recent New Orleans Advocate article about the UNITY-led “500 Homes by the Holidays” campaign: […]

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UNITY Releases New RFP

UNITY Releases New RFP

| December 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

UNITY has released a Request for Proposals to provide permanent supportive housing for the chronically homeless in scattered site housing units in Greater New Orleans.  All interested agencies are encouraged to apply. Follow the link for the full document which contains submission instructions.   Deadline for submission is noon, January 3, 2014.  For more information, […]

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UNITY wins Pitch-It contest!!

UNITY wins Pitch-It contest!!

| October 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

 The Times-Picayune / Nola.com covered the winning pitch by Emily’s Danielson (second from left) for the Greater New Orleans Foundation’s “Pitch-It” innovation challenge. Read it here:

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216 Housed in 95 Days

216 Housed in 95 Days

| August 28, 2013 | 2 Comments

We have exceeded our goal of housing 200 chronically homeless people in 100 days! Read the NOLA.com article here.

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This Week's 200 Homes in 100 Days Campaign Newsletter

This Week’s 200 Homes in 100 Days Campaign Newsletter

| July 30, 2013 | 0 Comments
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