December 1, 2011

HUD’s World AIDS Day Commemoration: A Look to the Future

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This year’s World AIDS Day marks an occasion to reflect on the 30 year struggle with HIV and to renew and invigorate our commitment to ending AIDS.  At HUD, the Office of HIV/AIDS Housing helped to lead the Department’s commemoration of this year’s World AIDS Day on November 29th. The Uniting for Action: Cross-Program Approaches […]

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May 27, 2011

Housing — Our Response to HIV

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June 5th, 2011 will mark 30 years since the first reports of persons infected with HIV.  Today, even with the incredible strides in medication, care and understanding, much remains to be done. From our special vantage at HUD, housing that is decent safe and affordable still too often remains an unachieved aspiration – and persons […]

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May 23, 2011

Integration of Housing and Care — A NHAS Step Forward

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At HUD, new emphasis is being made to better appreciate that housing is a platform for improved health.  On May 23, 2011 the Department of Housing and Urban Development announced the availability of $9.1 million in HOPWA funding under a 2011 new projects competition. This competition is seeking to support new local HIV and housing […]

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April 14, 2011

Updating the HOPWA Funding Formula

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The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is committed to working with our Federal and community partners to ensure the success of the national response to HIV/AIDS articulated in the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS). In my prior post, I described some of the activities we are undertaking and how community members can engage with […]

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