Shared National Goals

The United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) creates the federal  homeless strategic plan which includes:


  • Ending homelessness among veterans.

  • Ending chronic homelessness among people with disabilities.

  • Ending homelessness among families with children.

  • Ending homelessness among unaccompanied youth.

  • Ensuring homelessness is rare, brief, and one-time.

Areas of Increased Focus

  • Increasing affordable housing opportunities
  • Strengthening prevention and diversion practices.
  • Creating solutions for unsheltered homelessness.
  • Tailoring strategies for rural communities
  • Helping people who exit homelessness to find career success and economic mobility.
  • Learning from the expertise of people with lived experiences of homelessness.