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Impact of COVID-19 on Housing Needs & Advocacy Response

The COVID-19 pandemic is highlighting and exacerbating so many of the problems our community faces. Housing is no exception: Connections for the Homeless is currently providing hotel rooms, food, clothing, and other basic necessities to about 200 people who have nowhere else to shelter in place. The number of calls we are receiving from people who need he...

Current Responses to COVID-19 from Housing-Related Agencies

Joining Forces for Affordable Housing held its first meeting since COVID-19 struck Illinois on April 6, 2020. One of the things we talked about was how local housing & homeless agencies are responding. Connections for the Homeless As of April 13, Connections is hosting approximately 200 people in hotels in Evanston. These people all have nowhere ...