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The Homeless Trust

The Homeless Trust Issues Request for Letters of Interest (RFLI)

The Miami-Dade County Community Action and Human Services Department (CAHSD) advised the Homeless Trust of the availability of a property that can be used to expand our emergency housing inventory. The Homeless Trust has preliminarily assessed the property and determined that it would be usable for purposes of providing emergency housing and services to homeless families referred by mobile outreach teams within the established Miami-Dade continuum of care. As such, the Homeless Trust would like to request “Letters of Interest” from qualified public or private non-profit service providers, interested in securing the below-described property to assist homeless/formerly homeless families. Please review the documents below for additional information and details regarding the property and RFLI.

Selection Committee Recommendations - 2014 USHUD Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) Request for Applications (RFA)

For more information on these recommendations, please review the following items:

Homeless Trust and Miami-Dade County Public Schools release new brochure that provides age-appropriate ways students can help homeless individuals

Check out the new Project Homeless Awareness Adobe Readerbrochure!

Homeless Trust Board approves final 2013/2014 priorities for NOFA

On Friday, January 17, 2014, the Miami-Dade County Homeless Trust Board approved the FINAL priority rankings for projects that responded to the local Request for Applications for inclusion in the continuum of care’s response to USHUD’s 2013/2014 NOFA for Homeless Continuum of Care programs.

Please refer to the attached memorandum, and in particular to Exhibit 2 of the memorandum, for the specific priority order for projects to be submitted in both Tier 1 and Tier 2 of this year’s application. The memorandum explains the process utilized and the methodology for recommendation of this priority listing.

Miami-Dade County Homeless Plan Re-Alignment: Priority Home

On December 6, 2013, the Miami-Dade County Homeless Trust Board, acting in its capacity as the Continuum of Care Board for the Miami-Dade County Continuum of Care, completed a review of the implementation of the Miami-Dade County Community Homeless Plan.

The Board reviewed the core strategies and initiatives of the Plan as approved in 1994, as well as the additional essential elements included in 2004, and developed new initiatives and strategies designed to further align the key categories of the Plan to the current identified policies and priorities identified by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.

These additional initiatives and strategies build around the core Plan, which includes housing (Emergency, Transitional, Permanent and Rapid Re-Housing), outreach and supportive services. A copy of the alignments to the Plan, called PRIORITY HOME, reflecting these additional initiative and strategies, as well as updates on the implementation of the core Plan strategies and initiatives, was available for comment.

Romero-Britto designed meters throughout Miami-Dade County

Did you know that Miami-Dade County residents give millions of dollars to panhandlers each year? The fact is that not all who panhandle are homeless. Even if they are homeless, giving them money is not an effective means to help them. That's why we are deploying our Romero-Britto designed meters throughout Miami-Dade County.

They are a safe, reliable and fully accountable means for you to help people who are homeless because 100% of the money collected in these meters is used directly to fund additional shelter beds, and expand the number of indoor meal programs for people experiencing homelessness. When you see one of our homeless donation meters, please consider giving your change to change a life.

Please mail the completed sponsorship form to the Miami-Dade County Homeless Trust at:


Romero Britto designed Miami-Dade County parking meters


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