What Health Centers Need to Know about CARES Act Funding:
An Interactive Online Guide to Inform Health Providers on Housing Resources under COVID 19
Resource Topic: Emerging Issues, Finance, Promising Practice
Resource Subtopic: COVID-19, Emergency Management, Community, Health, and Housing Partnerships, Programs and Services, Health Equity.
Keywords: Care Coordination, Community Engagement, Housing Access to Care, Residents of Public Housing, Partnerships, Implementation Tools.
Year Developed: 2020
Resource Type: Online Self-Paced Learning Modules
Primary Audience: C-Suite (CEOs, CFOs, CIO, COOs, CMOs, etc.)
Secondary Audience: PCAs
Corporation for Supportive Housing
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Resource Summary: The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) passed on March 27, 2020 provides for over $2 trillion dollars in stimulus funding to combat the economic downturn due to the coronavirus pandemic. Information provided in this guide on the CARES Act will focus on resources directed to State, local governments, and community organizations to address the needs of people facing homelessness and at-risk of homelessness.
Resource Details: This guide highlights resources directed for public, indian, homeless assistance and affordable housing including housing choice vouchers, funding for persons with HIV/AIDS, elderly and persons with disabilities, emergency shelter, rental assistance and service funding to stabilize individuals and households, and guidance to advance permanent housing.