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Mariposa 1038 (Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects)

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The AIA Housing and Community Development Knowledge Community (HCD) tracks housing issues and develops relationships with industry stakeholders to encourage and promote safe, attractive, accessible, and affordable housing for all Americans.

Homelessness Support During the Spread of COVID-19

  • 1.  Homelessness Support During the Spread of COVID-19

    Posted 04-02-2020 12:23
    Cities across the United States, from Burlington, Vermont to Los Angles, California, are being nimble to stop the spread of COVID-19 in their communities by taking proactive measures to ensure individuals experiencing homelessness are protected during this crisis. However, recommendations to exercise social distancing and to shelter in place are nearly impossible for those in close living conditions, such as shelters or encampments. This is also true for roughly 4.4 million people who are living doubled up with relatives and friends because of housing instability.

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    Susan Parrish
    Director, Knowledge Communities
    The American Institute of Architects
    Washington DC
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