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COVID-19 Resources for Housing Authorities

NAHRO Resources

Here are some informational resources regarding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and how to keep your communities safe and healthy. In addition, please remember to check with your local health department and local governments.

NAHRO Resources

Note: The COVID-19 event is stressing internet infrastructure globally. if links to the webinars below do not work immediately, please wait a little time and try again. Thank you for your patience.

  • NAHRO’s webinar titled “Managing During COVID-19: Homelessness Resources” may be found here. (recorded 5/27/2020; added 5/27/2020)
    • Slides may be found here. (added 5/27/2020)
    • The webinar handout may be found here. (added 5/27/2020)
  • Slides from NAHRO’s webinar titled “ReOpen: A Forum for and with Executive Leaders in the Housing Industry” may be found here (added 5/21/2020)
  • NAHRO Direct News: House Proposes Additional COVID-19 Housing, Community Development Resources (added 5/13/2020)
  • NAHRO’s webinar titled “Managing During COVID-19: Community Development: CDBG, HOME, ESG” can be found here. (added 5/13/2020; recorded 5/13/2020)
  • NAHRO’s webinar titled “Managing During COVID-19: Funding, Flexibility, & Fulfilling our Mission” can be found here. (added 5/6/2020; recorded 5/5/2020)
  • NAHRO Direct News: HUD Issues COVID-19 Related Waivers for Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher programs (added 4/13/2020); PDF version here (includes clickable table of contents; added 4/13/2020)
  • NAHRO Direct News: Signed Legislation – Third COVID-19 relief package (added 3/27/2020); PDF version here. (added 3/27/2020)
  • NAHRO Direct News: Third COVID-19 relief bill provisions (added 3/26/2020); PDF version here (added 3/26/2020)
  • NAHRO Direct News: COVID-19 Emergency Bills (dated 3/24/2020; added 3/25/2020); PDF version here (added 3/25/2020)
  • NAHRO Action Alert to “Tell Congress to Provide PHAs with COVID-19 Assistance” (added 3/25/2020)
  • NAHRO’s webinar titled “COVID 19 & PHA Operations – PHA Operations” can be found here. (Added 3/19/2020; Recorded on 3/18/2020) – Free GoToWebinar registration required; Slides for this webinar can be found here. (added 3/19/2020)
  • NAHRO’s webinar titled “COVID 19 & PHA Operations – HUD PIH FAQ Guidance” can be found here. (Added 3/19/2020; Recorded on 3/19/2020) – Free GoToWebinar registration required; Slides for this webinar can be found here. (added 3/19/2020)
  • NAHRO’s webinar titled “Leading During COVID-19” can be found here. (Added 3/13/2020; Recorded on 3/12/2020)
  • Slides from NAHRO’s webinar titled “Leading During COVID-19” can be found here. (Added 3/13/2020; Recorded on 3/12/2020)

HUD Resources

Public and Indian Housing (PIH)

Community Planning and Development (CPD)

Other HUD Resources

Other Federal Government Resources

Centers for Disease Control resource page

CDC Fact Sheets

U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH)

FEMA

U.S. Department of the Treasury

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

U.S. Department of Labor

U.S. Department of Agriculture

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

  • Public Charge Alert – USCIS encourages all those, including aliens, with symptoms that resemble Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) (fever, cough, shortness of breath) to seek necessary medical treatment or preventive services. Such treatment or preventive services will not negatively affect any alien as part of a future Public Charge analysis. (added 3/15/2020)

Other Resources

Housing Agency Communications and COVID-19 Plans

Webinars

HUD PIH held another stakeholder call on Friday (4/3/2020). A recording can be found below

HUD PIH held a question and answer stakeholder call on Friday (3/20/2020) at 3:30 pm ET. A recording of the call can be found here or below. (recording added 3/27/2020)
USICH/HUD webinar titled “COVID-19 Preparation and Response: Isolation and Quarantine: Lessons Learned from Seattle and King County.” (added 3/24/2020)
  • Webinar can be found here or above. (added 3/24/2020)
  • Slides can be found here. (added 3/24/2020)

Office Hours: COVID-19 Planning and Response (added 3/19/2020)

Infectious Disease Preparedness Among Homeless Assistance Providers and Their Partners

Slides for this webinar can be found here.