Entries by Leeanne

Facing Eviction?

The CDC director has signed a declaration for a temporary halt on evictions to prevent the spread of COVID-19.  The CDC has provided a full FAQ to answer questions about the declaration.  We strongly encourage you to read the FAQ. FCEH has also provided a simple Q&A about the eviction moratorium, with local resources: Q:  […]

State of Homelessness – Florida

The National Alliance to End Homelessness has published its 2020 State of Homelessness report for all fifty States.  The 2019 Point In Time Count shows 28,328 individuals experiencing homelessness in the State of Florida.  This represents a 9% decrease compared the 2018 Point in time numbers.  This includes a 26% decrease in family homelessness and […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Budget

Transmittal Letter 06.29.2020 Budget The Governor signed the budget this afternoon.  Our priorities for the 2020 legislative session are noted below: $3M Staffing Grant – approved $3,181,500 Challenge Grant – approved $115M SAIL – Approved $225M SHIP – VETOED / “held back “for General Revenue shortfall – Governor points to Cares Act funding to fill […]

House Bill 163 – Homelessness Signed by the Governor

The Governor signed House Bill 163 by Representative Thad Altman on June 18, 2020. HB 163 revises the state’s approach to preventing and ending homelessness by aligning state requirements with requirements of the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for awarding grants to Continuum of Care (CoC) lead agencies. As a result, the […]

Requisition No: 153621 Agency: Department of Children and Families Working Title: SENIOR MANAGEMENT ANALYST II – SES * – 60000630 – ESS Office of Homelessness Position Number: 60000630 Salary: Negotiable Posting Closing Date: Open until filled To respond:  Send resume in an email to: Tera.Bivens@myflfamilies.com Job Summary  The Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) […]