USICH is in the process of creating a new Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness.

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Reducing Criminal Justice System Involvement among People Experiencing Homelessness

This fact sheet provides strategies for communities and policymakers to help break the cycle of criminal justice involvement among people experiencing homelessness.

Use this fact sheet to spur action in your community to address and reduce the intersection between the criminal justice system and homelessness. It includes data on criminal justice involvement among those experiencing homelessness and strategies on reducing and reforming the criminalization of homelessness, enhancing reentry programs, and removing barriers to housing and services for individuals with a criminal record.