Homeless & Crisis Assistance

Homeless & Crisis Assistance

Wells Fargo awards grants in Salt Lake City to help homeless

The Road Home ($300,000) and The Community Foundation of Utah ($200,000) are receiving the grants to help prevent homelessness in Salt Lake City. The grant recipients were selected in close collaboration with Mayor Ralph Becker and the city’s division of Housing and Neighborhood Development to help address key local initiatives in the Salt Lake City community including homelessness prevention programs.

Utah Division of Housing and Community Development to Release 2012 Comprehensive Report on Homelessness

November 6, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) - The 2012 Comprehensive Report on Homelessness provides information regarding the state of homelessness in Utah. New this year is the State of Utah’s Strategic Plan to End Homelessness and descriptions of newly implemented programs that are helping tackle homelessness in Utah.

Housing and Community Development Division Hosts Utah’s Ninth Annual Homeless Summit

SALT LAKE CITY - November 5, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Public, private and non-profit homeless service providers will gather in Salt Lake City to discuss the challenges, successes and trends in serving Utah’s homeless during the Eighth Annual Homeless Summit Nov. 7 and Nov. 8, 2012.

Statewide Homeless Point-in-Time Count to be Conducted Wednesday

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - January 25, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Public, private and non-profit homeless service providers will conduct an annual Point-In-Time Count of the homeless population in Utah on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012.

Chronic Homelessness Drops 26 percent in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - May 12, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Lieutenant Governor Greg Bell and the Division of Housing and Community Development released the results of a snapshot survey showing Utah’s homeless population during a press conference on Wednesday, May 11 at 3:10 p.m. in room 240 of the State Capitol. The survey reflects a decrease of 8.2 percent in overall homelessness and a decrease of 26 percent in chronic homelessness since last year.

Lt. Governor Bell to Announce Point in Time Count Homeless Numbers

May 10, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) WHO: Lt. Governor Greg Bell, Gordon D. Walker, Director, Utah Division of Housing and Community Development, Matt Minkivitch, Executive Director, The Road Home

Pamela Atkinson Homeless Trust Fund Launches “Text TO Donate” Campaign

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - March 17, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- For more than 20 years, the Pamela Atkinson Homeless Trust Fund tax...

HEAT Applicants to See Lower Benefit Payments

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - March 1, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Due to federal budget cuts to the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), Home Energy Assistance Target (HEAT) applicants will receive lower average payments beginning March 2, 2011.

Utah Division of Housing and Community Development to Release 2010 Comprehensive Report on Homelessness

October 12, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- WHO: Gordon D. Walker, Director, Division of Housing and Community DevelopmentJonathan D. Hardy, Director, State Community Services Office

Total Homeless Population Holds Steady

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - May 13, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Lieutenant Governor Greg Bell and the Division of Housing and Community Development will release the results of a snapshot survey showing Utah’s homeless population during a press conference on Friday, May 14 at 10:30 a.m. in room 240 of the State Capitol.

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Reps. Stewart & Frankel Call for Oversight of Unregulated Sober Homes

Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) and Rep. Lois Frankel (D-FL) have sent a bipartisan letter to the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), Congress’ investigative arm, requesting a review of federal and state oversight of sober homes

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Utah-Based Lenders Agree to Pay Nearly $10 Million to Resolve Alleged...

Primary Residential Mortgage Inc. (PRMI) and SecurityNational Mortgage Company (SecurityNational) have agreed to pay the United States $5 million and $4.25 million, respectively, to resolve separate allegations that they violated the False Claims Act by knowingly originating and underwriting mortgage loans insured by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Federal Housing Administration (FHA) that did not meet applicable requirements, the Justice Department announced today.  Both lenders are headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah