Yearly Archives: 2020


How Does HUD’s Environmental Review Process Ensure Projects Will Not Have a Negative Impact on the Environment?

HUD’s environmental review process (24 CFR Part 58) is a major cross-cutting requirement for providing federal grants and future projects. It conforms to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), which requires federal agencies to comply with federal and state environmental laws and consider in the planning process how their projects may impact social, cultural, economic, [...]

2020-12-07T15:37:26+00:00December 4th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Inclusive Data Collection Strategies Elevating the Voices of Marginalized Populations Around the World

Are governments and programs around the world making decisions based on incomplete data collection strategies that are not inclusive of disadvantaged and marginalized populations such as women, youth, and persons with disabilities? Failing to take into account the significant impact of government programs on these populations can skew the findings of assessments and limit the [...]

2020-10-06T20:48:34+00:00October 6th, 2020|Blog, Newsroom|

Protecting People Experiencing Homelessness During COVID-19

By the end of March 2020, it was clear COVID-19 was spreading rapidly throughout the country.  People experiencing homelessness, who tend to have higher rates of chronic illness, were at higher risk of contracting serious illnesses due to COVID-19 as many live in high-capacity, large barrack-style shelters or outside without regular access to sanitation facilities [...]

2020-09-18T16:06:54+00:00September 18th, 2020|Blog, Newsroom|

Request for Qualifications: Fair Housing Training Consultant

Cloudburst is currently working in partnership with the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in the re-launch of the National Fair Housing Training Academy (NFHTA) designed to build the skills and experience of the next generation of fair housing professionals. The Academy will provide basic and advanced training delivered via a variety of online [...]

2021-01-21T13:28:37+00:00August 26th, 2020|Jobs, RFQ|

Request for Qualifications: HUD Community Compass

The Cloudburst Group is seeking qualified consultants and subcontractors to join our growing team in our Housing and Community Development (HCD) practice area. To respond to this Request for Qualifications (RFQ), please: Complete and return the Cloudburst HCD Matrix. Using the examples in the Cloudburst HCD RFQ, submit a brief biography. The biography should include [...]

2021-01-15T19:32:52+00:00August 26th, 2020|Jobs, RFQ|

Homeless Assistance Specialist—Technical Assistance Provider

ABOUT US The Cloudburst Group is a unique small business focused on empowering communities to build social, economic, and environmental resilience. For over 15 years, the Homeless Assistance Team (HAT) has been making measurable impacts on homelessness by supporting local communities to: Make smart, data-driven decisions Implement evidence-based solutions designed to help people rapidly exit [...]

2020-08-27T12:55:13+00:00August 26th, 2020|Jobs|

HUD Fair Housing Training Manager

Are you passionate about ensuring that housing is fair and free from discrimination?  Do you have experience training or building the capacity of fair housing professionals or stakeholders on current issues and topics?  Are you knowledgeable about methods to manage and conduct training using a variety of in-person, group, and remote training solutions?  Do you [...]

2020-08-26T17:57:08+00:00August 26th, 2020|Jobs|

Junior Administrative Analyst, Community Development

We are a unique small business working at the intersection of domestic and international development to improve social, economic, and environmental resilience. We have an exciting entry-level opportunity for an individual with one or two years of related experience who is passionate about helping communities maximize the impact of their affordable housing and homeless assistance [...]

2020-08-26T17:51:08+00:00August 26th, 2020|Jobs|

Evaluation Specialist, Global Development

As a women-owned business, The Cloudburst Group is creating impact, empowering communities, building resilience—where and when it matters.  We are seeking an Evaluation Specialist who will work across a portfolio of rigorous evaluations and assessments on our Global Development Research and Evaluation team.  This position will contribute to the implementation of all evaluation activities including [...]

2020-08-26T17:44:53+00:00August 26th, 2020|Jobs|

Applying Remote Trainings Lessons: Engaging Participants and Assessing Learning Pivotal to Success

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt most face-to-face professional trainings, many organizations are now acknowledging that they must view remote learning as more than a temporary measure. For them, and for those organizations that had long considered transitioning to remote methods of delivering training content, this is a good time to assess current remote [...]

2020-08-14T13:43:01+00:00August 14th, 2020|Blog, Newsroom|