How Local Governments Are Caring for the Homeless During the COVID-19 Pandemic

  title={How Local Governments Are Caring for the Homeless During the COVID-19 Pandemic},
  author={Abraham David Benavides and Julius A. Nukpezah},
  journal={The American Review of Public Administration},
  pages={650 - 657}
This article discusses the plight of the homeless during public health emergencies and the coronavirus disease of 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. It reviews the role of public administrators that grounds their efforts by examining their foundational purpose to serve the most vulnerable in our society. Using subsidiarity principle as the context, it discusses homelessness in America and the role of the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development and their Continuum of Care program. It also… 

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