Category: Emergency Shelter

Estimated Emergency and Observational/Quarantine Bed Need for the US Homeless Population Related to COVID-19 Exposure by County; Projected Hospitalizations, Intensive Care Units and Mortality

Authors: Dennis Culhane, Daniel Treglia and Ken Steif, University of Pennsylvania Randall Kuhn, University of California Los Angeles Thomas Byrne, Boston University This report aims to establish the potential mortality and hospitalization costs associated with COVID-19 infection among the homeless population in the […]

Homelessness & COVID-19: Considerations and Action Steps

This document was created and supported by the National Association of Community Health Centers, the National Healthcare for the Homeless Council, the National Alliance to End Homelessness, and UnitedHealthcare Community & State.  The full document is available here.  State of Play: […]

COVID-19: What State and Local Leaders Can Do for Homeless Populations

Individuals experiencing homelessness include many older adults, often with compounding disabilities, who reside in large congregate facilities or in unsheltered locations with poor access to sanitation. Their age, poor health, disability, and living conditions make them highly vulnerable to illness. […]

The Alliance’s Racial Equity Network Action Steps

The Alliance’s Racial Equity Network (REN) has developed action steps that communities may find useful if they find racial or ethnic disparities in their homelessness system. These action steps follow the release of the REN’s Racial Equity Toolkit to help […]

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