Diversion is the intervention that has the greatest impact on the community level for those experiencing homelessness. It helps people avoid entering shelter and/or the homeless response system by resolving their immediate housing crisis through creative housing-focused problem-solving, connection to […]
Pressure Points Resource Series
The Pressure Points resource series is intended to highlight key, continuously evolving strategies and practices for ending homelessness, and provide guidance and clarity to help communities execute them more effectively.
Effective Diversion: A Key Strategy for Ending Homelessness (webinar)
Effective diversion has never been more important than during the coronavirus pandemic. This webinar provides an overview of diversion, the best diversion practices, and how communities are implementing diversion to ensure that new federal COVID-19 homelessness resources are most effectively and […]
Diversion is an intervention designed to immediately address the needs of someone who has just lost their housing and become homeless.
Use ESG-CV to Help Those Currently Experiencing Homelessness First
To protect people experiencing homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic, Congress appropriated $4 billion for the Emergency Solutions Grant program via the CARES Act (ESG-CV). This is an enormous investment (approximately 17 times the usual annual ESG appropriation) that has the […]