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COVID-19 Homeless System Response: Guidance for Recruiting, Hiring, and Retaining People with Lived Experience and Expertise of Homelessness


Date Published: March 2022


Forming partnerships with individuals with lived expertise is urgent and necessary in the fight to end homelessness and presents new possibilities for implementing equitable change. This document reviews key requirements and guidance for the recruitment, hiring, effective onboarding, and retention of people who have experienced homelessness.

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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