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COVID-19 Homeless System Response: Untapped Expertise: Strategies for Inclusive Stakeholder Engagement When Developing Your Coordinated Investment Plan


Date Published: June 2020


When developing your local Coordinated Investment Plan, it is critical that you partner with a diverse range of local stakeholders to ensure your investment plan is rooted in equity-based decisions. This document covers the various population groups that are either disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 or facing elevated risks, and how creating and sustaining inclusive decision-making teams will position Continuum of Care (CoC) and Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) jurisdictions to be more responsive to the diverse needs of people experiencing homelessness as they implement and adjust their rehousing strategies.

Visit the Disease Risks and Homelessness page on the HUD Exchange for a full list of resources related to COVID-19 infectious disease prevention and response for homeless providers.

The contents of these materials, except when based on statutory or regulatory authority or law, do not have the force and effect of law and are not meant to bind the public in any way. These materials are intended only to provide clarity to the public regarding existing requirements under the law or agency policies.

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