What is RSS?
Really Simple Syndication (RSS) is a format for delivering regularly changing web content to you. The RSS feeds provide headlines and descriptions of content, along with links to the full articles. RSS feeds typically are linked or indicated by an orange rectangle with the letters RSS. Sometimes the presence of RSS feeds is indicated by an orange rectangle with the letters XML, or by the symbol RSS icon .
How do I subscribe to a feed?
In order to subscribe to an RSS feed, you will need a news reader. Use your favorite search engine to find a "news reader." Many are available for free. The latest versions of Internet Explorer and Firefox have news readers built right in. Google Chrome has an extension that you can download. These readers allow you to subscribe to news feeds and will check the feeds for you automatically and update you with the latest headlines.
It is easy to subscribe. When you see the RSS icon on our site, just select the icon, and you will open a new page. Simply copy the address of the feed to your news reader. Once you subscribe to a feed, documents and media files are available in your reader.
Why should I subscribe to an RSS feed?
Using RSS feeds is an easy way to stay informed, without cluttering up your email. You save time by not needing to browse the site for new content. You can quickly scan the headlines and read the items of interest to you.
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- Affordable Housing Developers & Owners
The purpose of this list serve is to distribute information pertinent to the ongoing management of affordable housing in Alameda County, such as changes in HUD income limits, Fair Market Rents, HOME Rent Limits, and other similar information. Subscribers will generally be those who develop and operate subsidized housing.
- Homeless and Special Needs Housing
The purpose of this list serve is to distribute information relevant to Homeless and Special Needs Housing, the Continuum of Care, and HUD McKinney/HEARTH Act Programs. Subscribers will generally be those who provide homeless and/or Special Needs housing, services, or advocacy and those who want to receive general information about these types of programs. This list serve was formerly known as the "Interested Parties" list.
- Local Housing Policy
The purpose of this list serve is to distribute information on housing policy issues to staff of local governments and jurisdictional agencies. Subscribers will generally be those who want to receive information about housing-related research, studies, new housing ideas and emerging local housing issues.
- Funding Opportunities