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PREVIOUSLY HELD EHV OFFICE HOURS

2022

Using EHV's to Serve Youth Households

November 1st
3 PM - 4 PM(EST)


Engaging Persons with Lived Experience. Incorporating the voices of persons with lived expertise (PWLE) can be a transformative resource in a community’s efforts to end homelessness. In this Office Hours session, we will explore tips for engaging PWLE to support planning and implementation efforts, and improve our homeless system by advancing equity throughout.

"Coming Soon"
September 20th
3 PM (EST)

To achieve the best results for all young people within a community, partners need to respond to youth experiencing homelessness with an integrated, collaborative approach. This EHV Office Hours will examine the importance of partnerships, highlight policy considerations for serving youth households and explore best practices in ensuring access to safe, affordable housing for young adults experiencing homelessness.

Office Hours Recording
Using EHV Service Fees to Successfully Lease EHV Families
August 23rd
3 PM (EST)
EHV Service Fees are designed to support EHV families in their efforts to secure housing and at the same time ensure that PHA’s implement and operate an effective EHV program. This Office Hours session will explore considerations in developing a menu of services that help eliminate housing barriers experienced by EHV eligible families, discuss eligible uses and documentation requirements. Coming Soon
EHV Successes & Challenges: Moving Forward in 2022
January 11th
3-4 PM (EST)
Emergency Housing Vouchers (EHVs) offer an opportunity to greatly reduce homelessness in many communities. This session will highlight three EHV Communities focusing on their successes, challenges, and future plans for EHV implementation. Office Hours Recording
Resolving IMS/PIC Reporting Discrepancies in the EHV Exception Report
February 1st
3 PM-4 PM (EDT)
Resolving IMS/PIC Reporting Discrepancies in the EHV Exception Report (please bold title). HUD created an EHV Exception Report to aid EHV PHAs in identifying IMS/PIC reporting discrepancies. This session will explore tips on running the EHV Exception Report to analyze and correct discrepancies. Office Hours Recording
Strategic Collaborations for Successful EHV Implementation
February 15th
3 PM-4 PM (EDT)
HUD is partnering with the Urban Institute, the National Alliance to End Homelessness (NAEH), and the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) to discuss challenges implementing EHVs, but also highlight how PHAs and CoCs are responding effectively to prioritize persons with the highest needs and greatest barriers. This Office Hours session will delve into results of an Urban Institute survey of PHAs and CoCs that will help us all understand and assess challenges that partners are facing - including challenges involving partnerships, engagement with coordinated entry processes, alignment of services resources, and reaching and serving people facing the most significant barriers. National and local partners will offer guidance and examples of how such challenges can and are being addressed in local communities. Office Hours Recording
Advancing Equity in EHV
March 8th
3pm - 4pm (EDT)
EHVs provide an opportunity to narrow the gap on current inequities driven by structural and systemic racism and drive for impact in a way that promotes racial equity. This Office Hours session will focus on key strategies and considerations for PHAs and partners to examine as they increase awareness and improved capacity to substantively change the way partners interact and conduct their work in order to address community needs equitably. Office Hours Recording
Implementing EHVs in Rural Communities
March 22nd
3pm - 4pm (EDT)
Rural communities face unique challenges that can be overcome by developing and expanding partnerships that are a key component of EHV. This EHV Office Hours will explore considerations for Rural Communities, discuss barriers facing PHAs implementing EHVs and identify opportunities to collaborate with partners to effectively utilize EHVs. Office Hours Recording
Effective EHV Referral & Intake Processes
April 5th
3pm - 4pm (EDT)
This session will explore the role of the referral partner, key referral process components, and effective referral and intake practices for timely issuance of vouchers. Office Hours Recording
Adoption of Waivers: Policy & Process Considerations
April 19, 2022
3pm - 4pm (EDT)
HUD has established a number of waivers and alternative requirements within the EHV program to expedite lease-ups and serve people that may not have been able to connect with PHA resources before. This session will highlight policy and process considerations for PHAs to increase successful outcomes in the adoption and implementation of waivers within their program. Office Hours Recording
Serving Recently Homeless Families in EHV

May 3, 2022
3pm - 4pm (EDT)

This session will focus on utilizing EHVs to serve households who are recently homeless and highlight strategies and considerations for supporting successful transitions. This will include discussion on eligible populations, assessment/prioritization processes, and effective practices to improve transitioning in place. Office Hours Recording
Serving Survivors in EHV
October 4, 2022 | 3pm-4pm EDT This Office Hours session will focus on developing effective partnerships between PHAs, CoCs, and VSPs to utilize EHVs to serve survivors. The discussion will include ensuring there is a streamlined referral processes that protects the confidentiality of survivors, and policy considerations in program implementation. Coming Soon
May 17, 2022
3pm-4pm (EDT)
This session will focus on partnerships between PHAs, CoCs and VSPs to utilize EHVs to serve survivors. Discussion will include prioritization of resources for survivors, referral processes that protect confidentiality, and policy and service considerations in program implementation. Coming Soon
Supporting EHV Households through the Housing Search Process
July 26, 2022
3pm-4pm (EDT)

This webinar will prepare housing search staff to support households with vouchers throughout the housing identification process. Attendees will learn how to assess housing preferences, tenant screening barriers, and housing retention barriers and respond by tailoring housing search support to households’ individualized needs. Learn tips for preparing households for landlord conversations, finding units, and leveraging community-based resources.

Coming Soon
Housing Returning Citizens with EHVs
August 9th
3pm-4pm (EDT)
This session will focus on opportunities for PHAs and CoCs to utilize permanent housing resources and EHV waiver flexibilities to better serve the needs of returning citizens and take meaningful steps to advance access and equity. The discussion will include an overview of HUD’s commitment to increasing access for returning citizens, resources for PHAs to expand access to those with criminal histories, as well as showcasing community use of vouchers to serve returning citizens. Office Hours Recording

2021

Date/Time Title/Summary Recording Link

May 19th
2PM-3PM (EDT)

General Q&A pertaining to the Operating requirements of the EHV program.

Office Hours Recording

May 26th
2PM-3PM (EDT)
General Q&A pertaining to the Operating requirements of the EHV program. Office Hours Recording
June 2nd
2PM-3PM (EDT)
General Q&A pertaining to the Operating requirements of the EHV program. Office Hours Recording
June 8th
3PM-4PM (EDT)
Highlight domestic violence and trafficking victim service providers and how they work with Coordinated Entry and what they can offer the EHV applicants. Office Hour Recording
June 15th
3PM-4PM (EDT)
CoC 101. Highlight key elements of the CoC and ESG programs including the core purposes of the programs, to review the functional elements of a CoC, introduce the role and operations of a coordinated entry system, and continue to discussion on partnerships between PHAs and CoCs. Office Hours Recording

June 22nd
3PM-4PM (EDT)

EHV Program Design - Prioritization & Referral Processes. Introduce ways PHAs and communities prioritized target populations for their EHVs and will explore the mechanics of referrals and the role of referral. Explore the way some communities are thinking about tracking referrals. Office Hours Recording
June 29th
3PM – 4PM (EDT)
EHV Service Fees for PHAs: Landlord Engagement and Housing Navigation Strategies. Highlight current PHA and community practices to provide Housing search assistance including housing navigation and landlord incentives. Office Hours Recording
July 6th
3PM – 4PM (EDT)
Implementing EHVs in Rural Areas. This EHV Office Hours will examine specific considerations for Rural Communities as they work across more expansive geographies where CoCs may need to: partner with multiple PHAs, identify new pathways or non-traditional partners to outreach to both clients and landlords, increase PHA and/or coordinated entry capacity within challenging hiring environments, and/or think outside of the box in ways only rural communities know how in order to effectively utilize EHV allocations. Join us for discussion, peer-sharing and Q&A. Office Hours Recording
July 13th
3PM – 4PM (EDT)
Screening for EHVs. This Office hours will focus on the screening aspect of EHV implementation and how PHAs can use waivers to implement reduced screening and documentation practices.  Office Hours Recording
July 20th
3PM – 4PM (EDT)
Portability in EHV.  The Portability in EHV Office Hours will explore how PHAs can implement portability requirements in the EHV program. PHAs will share their best practices in porting and HUD will provide information on portability in the EHV program. Office Hours Recording
July 27th
3PM-4PM (EDT)
EHV Reporting. Discuss IMS/PIC, VMS and FDS reporting. Office Hours Recording
Aug 3rd
3PM – 4PM (EDT)
EHV Prioritization. Highlight how different communities are prioritizing populations within eligible categories. Discussion will include aspects of the decision-making and tools or processes being developed to assist in prioritization.

Office Hours Recording

Aug 17th
3PM – 4PM (EDT)
EHV Services Fees. This session will outline eligible uses of services fees and highlight how PHAs have structured service fees in their EHV programs.

Office Hours Recording

Aug 31, 2021
3-4PM (EDT)
EHV Updates. Provides a general overview on EHV-related PIH Notices published to date and provides communities with an open forum to ask questions related to the implementation of EHVs.

Office Hours Recording

Sept. 14, 2021
3-4PM (EDT)
Using EHV to Serve Survivors. Focuses on specific issues and policies for PHAs and EHV partners to consider in serving survivors. Discussion will include working with VSPs around development of trauma-informed practices, respecting confidentiality in referral processes, and barriers/considerations in the provision of housing search assistance. Office Hours Recording
Sept. 28, 2021
3-4PM (EDT)
Compliance and Recordkeeping in the EHV Program. Focuses on PHA compliance with EHV programmatic and financial recordkeeping requirements. Office Hours Recording
Oct. 12, 2021
3-4PM (EDT)
Tracking Program Progress & Making Course Adjustments. Focuses on how communities are reviewing and tracking goals and benchmarks established in their MOU for utilization of EHVs. Office Hours Recording
Oct. 26, 2021
3-4PM (EDT)
Advancing Equity Using EHVs. Focuses on how PHAs and their EHV partners can continue efforts to advance equity using EHVs. Office Hours Recording
Nov. 9, 2021
3-4PM (EST)
Administrative Plan Amendments and Process. Provides an overview of EHV requirements related to Administrative Plan amendments and process including information on what constitutes a significant amendment, when public notice or public comment is required and quality assurance tips for success. Office Hours Recording
Nov. 16, 2021
3-4PM (EST)
EHV Dashboard Demonstration. Provides an overview of the newly created “on-demand” dashboard that provides daily updates on leasing, issuances and unit utilization for the EHV program and overall EHV funding and award data by PHA using information from IMS/PIC and HUDCAPS.   Office Hours Recording
Dec. 7, 2021
3-4PM (EST)
Portability in EHVs. Provides guidance pertaining to portability and provides PHAs with an opportunity to ask questions during an expanded Q& A session.  Office Hours Recording
Dec. 14, 2021
3-4PM (EST)
Best Practices for Housing Search and Tenant Readiness Services.  Focuses on the housing search process, how EHV service fees may be used to incentivize landlord participation and will highlight best practices in programs tailored to aide prospective PHA participants in overcoming barriers to access and maintain housing. Office Hours Recording

PREVIOUSLY HELD EHV WEBINARS

2022

System-Level Approaches to Landlord Engagement​

June 14th
3 pm (EDT)

The System-Level Approaches to Landlord Engagement webinar will highlight components of large-scale recruitment efforts communities can implement to meet their system-wide unit acquisition needs. Attendees will learn about system-level strategies and tips for organizing a coordinated landlord engagement approach in their own communities, including how to assess their local housing market and develop a strategy responsive to the local landscape.

Webinar Recording

Landlord Financial Incentives

June 28th
3 pm (EDT)

The Landlord Incentives webinar will focus on creating financial and other incentives to encourage private market landlords to lease their units to EHV households. The webinar will cover tips and strategies for developing and communicating about landlord incentive programs and will provide details about incentive programs from communities around the country. Participants will learn about a range of incentives, including financial incentives such as new and returning landlord bonuses and other payments, risk mitigation or landlord support funds, and funds to bring unit up to HQS standards; as well as non-financial incentives such as on-call support, repair services, and landlord-tenant or tenant-tenant mediation support.

Webinar Recording

Marketing, Outreach, and Retention Strategies
July 12th
3 pm (EDT)
The Landlord Marketing, Outreach, and Retention webinar will focus on landlord engagement and retention strategies and best practices. CoCs, PHAs, and other community partners will learn strategies, best practices, and tips for:
  • Identifying and engaging landlords
  • Promoting/marketing the EHV program to landlords
  • Maintaining strong relationships with landlords
Webinar Recording

2021

Notice Overview

May 11th
4PM-5PM (EDT)

Attendees (PHAs and CoCs) will be presented with the operating requirements of the EHV program

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Webinar Recording

EHV Overview for CoC

May 12th
2:30-4PM (EDT)

HUD's Office of Community Planning and Development will provide an overview to CoC’'s and their partners on EHVs. Attendees will gain an understanding of eligible population, roles, responsibilities and flexibilities afforded  to local communities to aide in leasing eligible households.

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Webinar Recording
Webinar Transcript

Partnerships for EHVs

May 13th
3PM – 4:30PM (EDT)

Attendees will be able to identify key partners and their roles, and be prepared to engage with key partners to initiate planning for implementation of EHVs.  

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Strategy for Targeting EHVs and Related Resources

May 18th 
3PM – 4:30PM (EDT)

Attendees will be equipped to have inclusive conversations locally about the most strategic ways to target vouchers, services funding, and other resources based on local needs. Presentation
Webinar Recording
Meeting Summary
Pairing Services and EHVs

May 20th 
3PM – 4:30PM (EDT)

Attendees will have an understanding of the expectations and options for services related to EHVs. Attendees will be prepared to work with local stakeholders to plan for ways to pair short and/or long-term services with EHVs, depending on the population selected, local needs, and resources that are available.

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Coordinated Entry and EHVs

May 25th 

3PM – 4:30PM (EDT)

Attendees will be equipped to develop or update coordinated entry policies and processes around assessing households from eligible and prioritized populations and making direct referrals to PHAs. Attendees will be able to identify opportunities to increase CE capacity to handle EHV referrals and strategies for expediting referrals.   Presentation
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Making the Most of EHV Waivers

June 1st 
3PM – 4:30PM (EDT)

Attendees will be able to identify ways they can use waivers allowable per the EHV notice to expedite lease ups, serve people that they may not have been able to connect with PHA resources before, and ensure that EHVs are successful in serving the priority populations identified by the community. Presentation
Webinar Recording
Meeting Summary
 
Health and Human Services Series
July 14th
3:00 - 4:30PM (EDT)
HRSA & SAMHSA Resources for Housing Supportive Service Presentation
Webinar Recording
August 12th
3:00 - 4:30PM (EDT)

CMS-Medicaid Resources for Housing Supportive Services

Presentation
Webinar Recording

August 16th
3:00 - 4:30 PM (EDT)
ACF Resources for Housing Supportive Services Presentation
Webinar Recording