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An Overview of the Billions Available and How to Use 30+ Funds and Programs
This new resource, which is available below as a PDF, is intended to help people navigate the American Rescue Plan (ARP) and the many ways it can prevent and end homelessness.
It provides an overview of how much money is available, for how long – and how it can be used for more than 30 funds and programs, including the:
It was created by the U.S. Interagency Council on Homeless (USICH) in collaboration with our federal partners, including the departments of Education, Health and Human Services, and Housing and Urban Development.
USICH urges all stakeholders working to end homelessness – including state and local governments, schools, public housing authorities, Continuums of Care, health providers, and nonprofits – to use this as a blueprint to maximize the impact of the American Rescue Plan; to innovate and improve existing systems; to target these resources to the most vulnerable people, including those living with disabilities and those living unsheltered; and to pave a path forward that’s guided by the goals of Housing First and racial equity.