Homelessness Assistance Programs

Homelessness assistance programs provide funding to States and local governments and nonprofit providers to serve individuals and families across the United States who are affected by homelessness. Select among the tabs below to learn more about specific programs; application, data collection, and reporting systems; national, state, and local data and reports; and the populations affected by homelessness.

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What are HUD Homeless Programs Doing In Your Area?

View local contact information, reports, and data by selecting a state on the map or choosing a state in the dropdown menu.

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HMIS Data Standards Tool Screenshot

New Interactive HMIS Data Standards Tool

This new HMIS Data Standards Tool is designed for CoCs, HMIS Lead Agencies, HMIS System Administrators, HMIS Users, and HMIS Software Providers to help them understand the data elements that are required in an HMIS to meet participation and reporting requirements established by HUD and other federal partners at VA and HHS.


NewCorporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) Webinar

CNCS is a federal agency that leads service, volunteering, and grant-making efforts in the United States. They help millions of Americans improve their lives and the lives of their fellow citizens through service. They work hand-in-hand with local partners to tap the ingenuity and can-do spirit of the American people to tackle our country's most pressing challenges. Some of their programs include AmeriCorps, Senior Corps, and the Volunteer Generation Fund.

On November 6, 2019, HUD partnered with CNCS to provide a webinar on CNCS funding and programs. View the webinar recording and materials.


Disaster Recovery Homelessness Toolkit Recovery Guide for Local Jurisdictions

The Disaster Recovery Homelessness Toolkit is for communities that want to address the needs of homeless and vulnerable populations through disaster planning, response, and recovery.


System Performance Measure Resources

View videos, programming specifications, an introductory guide, and more on how CoCs can measure their performance as a coordinated system.


SNAPS Guidance

View SNAPS In Focus messages describing SNAPS policy priorities and key information relating to the implementation of the CoC and ESG Programs.

View SNAPS-Shots containing "bite-size" information to highlight and explain key concepts in the ESG and CoC Interim Rules.