COVID-19 Resources

Leaders in Built for Zero have expressed the need for a collection of quality, compiled resources and information about how to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak. In response, we are continuously adding to a comprehensive selection of resources using a quality control process, which you can read about here.


RESOURCE ROUND-UPS

These resource guides compile sources and information related to key topics. To directly access the primary resources cited in those documents, use the Search and Filter function below.


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Checklist for Racially Equitable PPE Ordering and Distribution

Checklist to help ensure the most equitable PPE procurement and distribution possible.

State of California: Sample Hotel Occupancy Agreement

AUTHORITY: State of California DATE PRODUCED: April 3, 2020 TYPE: Legal Guidance SHORT DESCRIPTION: This guide provides some useful considerations for communities in developing language when booking large blocks of rooms …

HUD: List of HUD Field Offices

Directory of HUD’s local offices

HUD: TA Request Portal

HUD request form is for in-depth, one-on-one program assistance and capacity building.

HUD: Frequently Asked Questions

HUD FAQs grouped by programs, systems, and related topics.

HUD: COVID-19 Daily Resource Digest

COVID-19 Daily Resource Digest provides the most up-to-date information from HUD.

Thank you!

We appreciate all of the communities, providers, and people working to ensure the safety and health of individuals experiencing homelessness during this crisis.

HUD: Ask-A-Question Portal

HUD’s Ask-A-Question Portal allows you to ask questions to expert technical assistance providers.

HUD: ESG Recipient Contacts

HUD grantee contact information currently available for CDBG, CoC, ESG, HOME, HOPWA, HTF, and NSP.

HUD: CARES Act ESG, HOPWA, and CDBG Recipients

HUD spreadsheets on full-year allocations for CPD formula programs and CARES Act supplemental funding for fiscal year 2020

Personal protective equipment and staff safety in isolation and quarantine settings

Built for Zero user guide on how to use PPE while standing up isolation shelter/quarantine units.

Leveraging HUD Resources for COVID-19

How to find guidance or technical assistance from HUD regarding funding.

Leadership structures to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic

Six community examples of leadership and decision-making structures, coordination, and priorities.

Please continue to check this page for more recommendations and research detailing how homeless service providers can protect themselves and the people they serve during this crisis.

If you have specific questions you would like the Built for Zero team to research and disseminate answers to, please email us at builtforzero@community.solutions.

Thank you to all of the communities, providers, and people working to ensure the safety and health of individuals experiencing homelessness during this crisis.