Place-Based Initiatives COVID-19 Recovery Webinars

These webinars and resources provide an overview of how HUD, place-based initiative partners, and federal partners are responding to community needs during the COVID-19 pandemic and highlight their best practices and resources for community-based organizations.


Accessing Family Benefits from the American Rescue Plan for HUD-Assisted Households and Communities

This series focuses on HUD's efforts to help HUD-assisted households and communities access family benefits from the American Rescue Plan including economic impact payments, housing counseling, and additional resources.

Affordable Care Act 2021 Special Enrollment Period

July 27, 2021

This webinar promotes the Affordable Care Act's 2021 Special Enrollment Period for enrolling in health insurance.

The Advance Child Tax Credit: What Families Need to Know When Making Money Plans

July 14, 2021

This webinar promotes important changes to the Child Tax Credit that will help many families get advance payments.


Public Housing Communities: COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence and Community Engagement

This series focuses on HUD's efforts to promote COVID-19 vaccine confidence in HUD-assisted households who are disproportionately affected by COVID-19 and have fewer opportunities to access vaccines and educational materials that help combat vaccination hesitancy and misinformation.

Jab It Up with the Little Jab Book!

September 1, 2021

This webinar encourages HUD staff and stakeholders to learn about the new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) COVID-19 Vaccination Field Guide.

What's the Deal with Delta?

August 25, 2021

This webinar encourages HUD staff and stakeholders to learn how they can support safe vaccination, masking, and social distancing practices in their community to help stop the spread of Delta.

Mental Health Matters: Supporting Students for a Safe Return to School

August 18, 2021

This webinar encourages HUD staff and stakeholders to learn about resources and strategies to support the mental health of youth in their community.

HUD Strong Families Summer Youth Extravaganza – Supporting Kids

July 28, 2021

This webinar promotes HUD's new toolkit, Supporting Our Kids' Education: Tools to Strengthen Resident Families and Students During COVID-19 and Beyond.

Cracking the Code: How Public Health Data can Boost your Vaccine Efforts

July 21, 2021

This webinar encourages HUD staff and stakeholders to learn how public health data sharing agreements can better inform on-the-ground vaccine efforts.

Flu Fighters: Don't You (Forget About the Flu)

July 15, 2021

This webinar encourages HUD staff and stakeholders to learn how to get ahead of a possible "twindemic" by working with local vaccine providers.

Vaccine Confidence: Behavioral Science Insights

June 30, 2021

This webinar covers ways to incorporate the latest behavioral science insights to improve vaccine confidence in your community.

Hot Shots for PHAs: Joining the White House Vaccine Initiative

June 24, 2021

This webinar promotes the White House National Vaccine Month of Action and ways to work together to get more community members vaccinated.

Hot Shots for PHAs: Ridesharing is Caring!

June 16, 2021

This webinar highlights transportation methods for HUD-assisted residents to access the COVID-19 vaccine in their communities.

Emergency Rental Assistance Programs: What You Need to Know

June 10, 2021

This webinar features tools, resources, and the types of emergency rental assistance available nationwide.

National Vaccine Month: HUD Strong Families Summer 2021 Kickoff for PHAs

June 9, 2021

This webinar kicks off June 2021, the National Vaccine Month of Action, and highlights community partners that promote vaccine access.

Superheroes in Your Backyard: Community Health Workers

May 26, 2021

This webinar captures ways that community health workers are boosting vaccine efforts for HUD-assisted residents.

Launching the Joint HUD-HHS Partnership to Expand Vaccine Equity

May 19, 2021

This webinar highlights COVID-19 vaccination efforts and examples of successful vaccination partnerships.

Health Center 101: Building Housing/Health Partnerships

May 12, 2021

This webinar highlights best practices for more effective housing/health partnerships to increase confidence, access, and equity of the COVID-19 vaccine.

HUD COVID-19 Vaccine Listening Session

April 28, 2021

This webinar focuses on vaccine updates and initiatives, challenges, and success stories.

A Vaccine Near You: Community-Based Access Strategies

April 21, 2021

This webinar describes innovative vaccine access and distribution models from PHAs across the country.

Strategies for Promoting COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence

April 14, 2021

This webinar describes resources, strategies, and funding opportunities to reach underserved communities, including agricultural workers and public housing residents.


Promise Zones Successes

This series highlights the efforts of Promise Zones to support COVID-19 testing, respond to food shortages and shelter response, promote job opportunities and small business support, and solve the digital divide – all of which have been exacerbated by the closures of schools and many work-from-home requirements by employers.

Responding to the Digital Divide

March 30, 2021

This webinar highlights the efforts of the San Diego Promise Zone, North Hartford Promise Zone, and Kentucky Highlands Promise Zone.

Business Relief and Job Opportunities

March 16, 2021

This webinar highlights the efforts of the St. Louis Promise Zone, IndyEast Promise Zone, San Antonio Eastside Promise Zone, and South Carolina - Low Country Promise Zone.

Testing, Food, and Shelter Response

March 2, 2021

This webinar highlights the efforts of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Promise Zone, Evansville Promise Zone, and the Sacramento Promise Zone.