Enhancing Family Stability: A Guide for Assessing Housing Status and Coordinating with Local Homelessness Programs for TANF Agencies

The Office of Family Assistance developed this guide to help state TANF agencies recognize the important role they have in identifying and serving families experiencing homelessness and families at risk of homelessness. It is intended to help states better assess for homelessness and housing instability during intake and formulate cohesive strategies with state and local homelessness providers and systems, such as the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)-funded Continuums of Care (CoC).
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Publication Date: 
July, 2016
July 2016
Partner Resources
OFA Initiatives: 
Systems to Family Stability National Policy Academy
SFS Category: 
  • Supportive Services
    • Housing Assistance
  • Special Populations
    • Homeless Families
  • TANF Program Administration
    • Collaborations and Partnerships