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TUESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2019

2 PM – 3:15 PM

TBD

Coordination with PHAs to Serve Vulnerable Populations

Public Housing Authorities (PHAs) receive funding to administer a variety of housing programs and housing-related services. Commonly known for Housing Choice Vouchers (aka Section 8), PHAs often manage other types of housing subsidies for targeted populations as well as a portfolio of an affordable housing stock. Funding for homeless-specific housing projects is only a small component of what HUD offers. Developing partnerships between a Homeless Continuum of Care and a PHA can be instrumental in building capacity in homeless systems. This session includes a brief overview of HUD subsidies available through PHAs and led by Miami-Dade Homeless Trust’s Executive Director, Victoria Mallette, who is instrumental in coordinating with PHAs to secure housing for people experiencing homelessness.

Moderator & Presenters

Vicki Mallette

Vicki Mallette

Executive Director
Miami-Dade Homeless Trust

Leroy Moore

Leroy Moore

Chief Operating Officer
Tampa Housing Authority

Elissa Plancher

Elissa Plancher

Technical Advisor
Florida Housing Coalition