News and Updates

HUD No Longer Using HUD Exchange for HUD-Issued Program/Competition Information

Effective immediately, HUD’s Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs (SNAPS) will use two different listservs on HUD’s website to communicate information regarding information developed by HUD/SNAPS concerning: Continuum of Care (CoC) Program; Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Programs; Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP); Other Notices of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) developed by SNAPS; and Any other information […]

For Immediate Release: More than 200 people receive COVID-19 vaccine at local homeless shelters and navigation centers

CONTACT: Anna Laven, Ed.D., BKRHC Executive Director, 310-592-8557, anna.laven@bkrhc.org More than 200 people receive COVID-19 vaccine at local homeless shelters and navigation centers Individuals experiencing homelessness, staff at four emergency shelters and navigation centers vaccinated BAKERSFIELD, CA – More than 200 individuals experiencing homelessness and service provider staff received COVID-19 vaccinations on Monday, March 15, […]

Rent and Utility Assistance Program

The Housing Authority, on behalf of the City of Bakersfield and County of Kern, is launching a new rent and utility assistance program to help renters who are struggling to pay rent and utility bills due to COVID-19.  This is a major new resource to help prevent homelessness in Bakersfield and Kern County.  Please click […]

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