Tools for Action

We review the documents in our database every six months to make sure they are still accurate and relevant.

United States Interagency Council on Homelessness Fact Sheet

The United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) leads the national efforts to prevent and end homelessness in America. This fact sheet details the work of the agency.

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Tools, Policies & Templates for Addressing Unsheltered Homelessness

These tools were developed by CSH, based on materials created by Project HOME and the City of Philadelphia, to help communities address unsheltered homelessness.

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Home, Together Fact Sheet

This fact sheet summarizes the goals and objectives of Home, Together: The Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness.

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Communities That Have Ended Homelessness

These communities have a system in place to ensure that homelessness is rare, brief, and one-time.

To be recognized as having achieved the goal, communities must meet the requirements laid out in the federal criteria and benchmarks for ending homelessness.

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Webinar: Making the Case for Affordable Housing and Ending Homelessness

Communications expert Tiffany Manuel and leaders from Santa Clara, CA, and Covington, KY, provide strategies for building public will around affordable housing development to end homelessness.

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100-Day Challenge to End Youth Homelessness Community Case Studies (HUD)

These are lessons learned and resources developed by communities that undertook 100-Day Challenges to end youth homelessness in 2017.

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Webinar: Understanding the Criteria and Benchmark for Ending Chronic Homelessness

In this webinar, we review the components of the criteria and benchmark for ending chronic homelessness, and hear from a community that has achieved the goal. 

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Homelessness in America: Focus on Families with Children

In our Homelessness in America series, we summarize data and research about specific subpopulations to help inform the work we must do, together, to end homelessness. In this brief, we focus on families with children.

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Homelessness in America: Focus on People With Disabilities Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

In our Homelessness in America series, we summarize data and research about specific subpopulations to help inform the work we must do, together, to end homelessness. In this first brief, we focus on people with disabilities who experience chronic homelessness, who make up 24% of adults experiencing homelessness and 5% of families.

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Webinar: Home, Together: The Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness

Learn more about the new federal strategic plan to prevent and end homelesssness. 

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