Unfortunately, there are more youth experiencing homelessness than there are resources available. Up to 40% of youth experiencing homelessness identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning (LGBTQ+).
In the 2020-21 school year, more than 25 million children and youth – roughly half of all elementary and secondary students in the United States – attended schools in school districts that lacked dedicated funding to identify and support students experiencing homelessness.
People with disabilities have a place to turn to find information on COVID-19. They can contact the Disability Information and Access Line (DIAL) to find vaccine locations, make appointments and arrange for transportation.
Mark Treskon, Solomon Greene, Olivia Fiol, & Anne Junod for URBAN INSTITUTE
This brief describes the diversity of court-based and court-adjacent state and local eviction prevention and diversion programs that have been created or adapted to prevent evictions during the COVID-19 pandemic.