Additional Resources

Coordinated Entry and Street Outreach – Street outreach efforts funded under ESG or the CoC program must be linked to the coordinated entry process.

Progressive Engagement – An approach that recognizes people experiencing homelessness for different reasons and helping each individual or household based on those reasons.

Houston’s Homeless Encampment Response Strategy – A paper outlining Houston and Harris County’s approach to homelessness by engaging with large encampments and giving permanent housing options and services to those within the encampments.

HUD Coordinated Entry Notice – Highlights new requirements for Continuums of Care must meet to develop and use coordinated assessment or centralized systems.

HUD Prioritization Notice – Guidance for Continuums of Care regarding which order Permanent Supportive Housing households should be served.

HUD Chronic Homeless Definition – HUD’s definition of Chronically Homeless