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Main Street's Popularity Grows

Aug 7, 2017 in News

As Main Street’s popularity grows, so do disturbing encounters with homeless

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A New Housing Approach

Jul 8, 2017 in News

A new housing approach could be shrinking South Carolina's homeless population

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For Renters, the Housing Crisis Never Ended

Jun 16, 2017 in News

Harvard’s State of the Nation’s Housing report reveals exactly where, and why, the rent is too high

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The cost of homelessness

Jun 8, 2017 in News

Millions are being spent to end homelessness in Atlanta — but is it enough?

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Trump Housing Changes Would Hike Rents on Struggling Families

May 31, 2017 in News

President Trump’s budget would raise rents in fiscal year 2018 on up to 4 million low-income households that receive federal rental assistance. Strikingly, it defends these higher rents for poor families, seniors, and people with disabilities struggling to keep a roof over their heads by claiming that they’re needed to reduce federal costs, even as it proposes trillions of dollars in tax cuts for the wealthy and profitable corporations.

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Trump budget asks for $6 billion in HUD cuts, drops development grants

Mar 15, 2017 in News

President Trump’s proposed budget slashes $6 billion in funding for the Department of Housing and Urban Development, amounting to a 13% reduction in HUD’s overall budget. The budget cuts will eliminate the Community Development Block Grant program entirely which impacts millions of people and works to ensure decent affordable housing, to provide services to the most vulnerable in our communities, and to create jobs through the expansion and retention of businesses.

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2017 Palmetto Affordable Housing Forum

Apr 18, 2017 in Events

SCICH is proud to sponsor the 2017 Palmetto Affordable Housing Forum, a two day conference recognized as a leading state resource that provides the best platform for housing-related professionals to collaborate on ways to expand housing choices in South Carolina. SCICH will present during a breakout session at the forum: Lila Anna Sauls, Executive Director of Homeless No More, and Michele Murff, Director of Housing and Homeless Programs at SC Department of Mental Health, will be co-presenting on creative housing solutions for preventing and ending homelessness.

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Cultural and Linguistic Competency Summit 2017

Mar 23, 2017 in Events

Join the Joint Council for Children and Adolescents for a summit to discuss cultural competency.

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