Evidence suggests that policies and practices criminalizing homeless have an adverse effect on those experiencing homelessness across the country. For information on a more human rights approach, visit the Alternatives to Criminalizing Homelessness page.
The HEARTH: Defining "Chronically Homeless" Final Rule establishes the definition of “chronically homeless” and was published in the Federal Register on December 4, 2015. CoC recipients must comply with the regulations promulgated by this rule as of January 15, 2016.
The Recovery Housing Policy Brief aims to provide clear guidance regarding the expected and effective operation of the subset of HUD-funded Recovery Housing programs in order to strengthen performance and improve the achievement of outcomes by these programs.
The Opening Doors Through Multifamily Housing: Toolkit for Implementing a Homeless Preference contains guidance that a community can use to bring service providers and multifamily property owners together to serve the needs of those who are homeless or leaving homelessness.
The CoC 2.0 Training Materials assist CoC Lead Agencies, CoC Collaborative Applicants, and grant recipients and subrecipients to meet the specific requirements for which they are responsible.
The Coordinated Entry Policy Brief summarizes HUD’s views on goals for the Coordinated Entry process.
QPR: Quarterly Performance Report - See individual program pages for more information about QPR
Homelessness resources for health care, food, housing counseling, and job training and placement assistance are also available.