Due to the recent advice of the CDC regarding COVID-19, the Florida Housing Coalition will provide our in-person training and technical assistance using alternative means, such as a series of webinars and virtual meetings. The Catalyst in-person meetings such as site visits and workshops will not be held between now and May. We are currently working with FHFC on specifics and will quickly announce alternatives.
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WEBINAR- Special Needs assistance with SHIP Funds
April 8, 2019 - 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
This webinar will help housing administrators incorporate and document the required 20 percent of the SHIP allocation to serve persons with special needs into the LHAP. The presenter will review documentation and reporting requirements related to each type of applicant with special needs as defined in s. 420.0004 of the Florida Statutes. The training is designed to highlight successful initiatives from SHIP communities involving assistance with rental housing, home repair, purchase assistance, and more. Learn how local Centers for Independent Living, Arc agencies and other service providers can help identify special needs applicants in need of housing assistance. The presenters will review collaborations with CoC homeless Coordinated Entry, Foster Care, and domestic violence programs. The training will help fine tune plan to comply with the special needs requirement in a timely fashion.