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Homeless Solutions

A resource to help build vibrant, resilient communities

A severe shortage of affordable housing and homelessness in both large and small cities represents a statewide crisis that must be tackled by all levels of government, philanthropy, nonprofits and businesses working together on collaborative solutions. This new online resource offers ideas, examples and best practices that are working across the state for LOC members who are on the front lines of balancing the needs of people, businesses and organizations in building vibrant, resilient communities.

Understanding Homelessness

View an overview, definitions, common terms and myths vs. facts of homelessness.

Communications & Public Engagement

Tips for productive community conversations, samples and best practices.

Funding

Where resources come from, how funds can be used, and technical assistance. 

Homelessness & Public Space

Overview of HB 3115 and Martin v. Boise, plus additional legal guidance.

Data

Read why data is such an important tool, plus view data dashboards and research.

Partners

Who should be invited to the table as your city discusses solutions?

Shelter Resources

A breakdown of the types of shelters and best practices.

Additional Resources

Additional links, examples, and information for communities.

Watch: Walk-Through of the Homeless Solutions Resource

As this new resource was launched, the LOC hosted a walk-through webinar for city officials. 
Watch the recorded webinar