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COVID-19 Homeless System Response: Housing Navigation


Date Published: May 2022


Housing navigation and housing education seek to identify opportunities and address barriers to housing for individuals and families exiting street, shelter, transitional, and other forms of homelessness. This document identifies:

  • What and who are housing navigators
  • Essential considerations for housing navigators
  • Duties and responsibilities of housing navigators
  • Best practices for engaging landlords, PHAs, housing professionals, and community stakeholders

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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