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COVID-19 Housing and Homelessness Provider Stakeholder Call 05/06/2020


COVID-19 Housing and Homelessness Provider Stakeholder Call 05/06/2020
Speakers on 5/06/2020 Call
Please click the above link to contact your members of Congress today and ask them to ensure that the next stimulus package includes:
  • $11.5 billion in Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funding. This combined with the $4 billion previously provided in the CARES Act will reach the funding level needed to expand access to emergency shelter, short-term rental assistance, and housing stabilization services;
  • $100 billion in rental assistance to keep people housed and ensure landlords, including low-income housing providers, have the income they need to continue to operate;
  • $8.5 billion to ensure that public housing authorities can continue to operate at full capacity;
  • A uniform, national moratorium on evictions and foreclosures;
  • Resources for housing counselors and legal services to help renters and homeowners stay housed; and a requirement that local communities follow guidance by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and institute a moratorium on homeless encampment sweeps.
Resources from 05/06/2020
As always, several resources were highlighted in the chat that are worth uplifting: 


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