Homeless Services
Homeless Initiative Partnership

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HIP Section

Homeless Initiative Partnership Section (HIP) is the designated Lead Agency for the Broward County Homeless Continuum of Care (Coc) Board as well as the CoC’s Homeless Management Information System (HMIS). HIP serves as staff to the Continuum of Care (CoC) Board, the County’s focal point for planning and coordinating services homeless families and individuals.

HIP provides support to the Homeless Providers and Stakeholders Council and is responsible for carrying out the CoC Board’s responsibilities designated as the Local Coalition by the State of Florida. More...

 

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New Landlord Recruitment Initiative Underway

Broward County’s Homeless Initiative Partnership has announced the implementation of a new Landlord Recruitment Initiative. This unique initiative matches Broward County landlords who have homes to rent, with individuals and families who are experiencing homelessness. Rent is guaranteed by local government, state and federally funded programs is implemented locally through Broward Partnership for the Homeless, Broward Outreach Center and members of the Broward County Homeless Initiative Partnership. More...

County’s Homeless Population Declines by 12 Percent

This year's Broward County Point-in-Time (PIT) Count, conducted over a three-day period on January 26-28, 2016 shows that the total number of sheltered and unsheltered persons experiencing homelessness in Broward County has decreased by 12 percent, from 2,615 to 2,302. The number of unsheltered persons decreased by 5 percent from 815 to 782. Both figures are comparisons to the same count done in January 2015. More...

County Receives Grant of More than $8 Million to Assist Homeless

In support of goals and objectives in the County's "A Way Home" Plan to End Homelessness, the Broward County Homeless Initiative Partnership has been awarded grants of more than $8 million by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) through the 2015 HUD Homeless Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition. 

The FY 2016 CoC Program Competition is Now Open

The Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition is now open. Further details available at: http://www.broward.org/HumanServices/CommunityPartnerships/HomelessInitiativePartnership/Pages/2016-Continuum-of-Care-Competition.aspx