Gayl Killough (left) and USI student Traci Welp present to Mayor Lloyd Winnecke and the Commission on Homelessness their findings and recommendations on Evansville’s homelessness Point-in-Time Count. Welp and classmate Jen Sharp (not pictured) performed a detailed analysis of the Point-in-Time Count as part of their capstone course in USI’s Master of Public Administration (MPA) program during the 2016 spring semester.
Federal programs targeted to homelessness are vital, but not sufficient, to achieve the goal of ending homelessness for all Americans. As described in Opening Doors, we must also enlist the larger set of federal, state, and local programs that serve low-income Americans… Read more
After three weeks, Evansville’s homeless-agency fundraising campaign is halfway to its goal of restoring $162,000 in HUD funding recently eliminated for … Read more
National Housing Market Conditions, 1st Quarter 2016
HUD’s Office of Policy Development and Research has released its analysis of the national housing market with first quarter statistics for 2016. The report contains updates on production, marketing, housing performance, homeownership, and affordability, provides comparisons with previous quarters, and places the data in a larger historical context. The analysis indicates that during the first quarter of 2016, the housing market continued to improve.