Coronavirus: Find the latest resources on COVID-19.

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

USICH, SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19: The Federal Response for Families and Individuals Experiencing Homelessness - 12 Month Update as of December 31, 2020

This report is focused on USICH’s efforts and national outcomes during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on families and individuals experiencing homelessness through December 31, 2020.

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HUD Discussion on Federal Government’s Response to Homelessness

Session Date: Wednesday, October 21, 2020

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Webinar: Future Planning for the Homelessness Response System: Lessons Learned from Birmingham, Detroit, and New Orleans

Webinar date: July 27, 2020

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USICH and SARS-CoV-2- The Federal Response for Families and Individuals Experiencing Homelessness

This report is focused on USICH’s efforts and national outcomes during the first six months of the COVID-19 and its impact on families and individuals experiencing homelessness January 1, 2020 through June 30, 2020.

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Navigating Homelessness and Housing Needs Data: Tailoring and Driving Local Solutions

This document provides an overview of some key data sources, describes what they measure, and highlights how communities can use that range of information to strengthen their efforts to address homelessness, housing instability, and other housing needs.

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Webinar: Future Planning for the Homelessness Response System: Lessons Learned from Seattle/King County, Los Angeles, and Houston

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Early Childhood Self-Assessment Tool for Shelters (HHS)

This newly updated and validated Early Childhood Self-Assessment Tool for Shelters is intended to help shelter staff ensure their facilities are safe and appropriate for the development of young children.

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Disaster Preparedness, Response, and Recovery Resources

As communities and homelessness services systems continue to respond to the challenges of managing planning and follow-up activities associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, many are beginning to implement actions to prepare for disaster and recovery efforts during this year’s hurricane season. We’ve compiled the following list of resources that can help with preparation and planning.  

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Effective Practices in Integrating Grant and Per Diem Transitional Housing Programs into Community Coordinated Entry Systems (VA)

In this white paper from the VA's VHA Homeless Program Office, four communities are highlighted.

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Webinar: Operating Isolation and Quarantine Facilities and Providing Medical, Behavioral Health, and Substance Use Treatment: Lessons from King County

Presenters from King County discuss providing medical, behavioral health, and substance use treatment in isolation and quarantine.

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