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Housing Trends

🇺🇲🔗https://www.curbed.com/2020/3/6/21163523/coronavirus-economic-impact-housing-market
Economic impact on housing market

Housing Advice

🇺🇸🔗https://nlihc.org/coronavirus-and-housing-homelessness
Disaster Recovery Coalition

🇺🇸🔗https://moversearchmarketing.com/blog/moving-during-the-coronavirus-covid-19-epidemic-what-you-need-to-know/
Are movers essential services? Moving during the COVID-19 crisis

🔗https://scotland.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/scottish_housing_advice_coronavirus_COVID_19
🗣https://scotland.shelter.org.uk/about_us/contact_us Shelter Scotland webchat (Mon-Fr 10-4), Shelter Scotland free housing advice helpline 0808 800 4444 (Mon-Fri 9-5).
Shelter Scotland also has a COVID-19 housing advice page, that will be updated as and when any initiatives are announced by SG or Westminster. 

For Landlords

🇬🇧🔗http://nla.landlords.org.uk/coronavirus-information-for-landlords
What landlords need to know

🔗https://nrla.org.uk/newsletters/202004/coronavirus-frequently-asked-questions.html
FAQs from the NRLA

For Mortgage Holders

🇺🇸🔗https://www.apartmenttherapy.com/rent-mortgage-payments-coronavirus-outbreak-36737830
Support Needed for Renters

For Renters

🇺🇸https://www.apartmenttherapy.com/rent-mortgage-payments-coronavirus-outbreak-36737830
Support Needed for Renters

For the Homeless

🇺🇸🔗https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/homeless-shelters/plan-prepare-respond.html
CDC Interim Guidance for Homeless Shelters

🇺🇸🔗https://endhomelessness.org/coronavirus-and-homelessness/
Coronavirus and Homelessness

🇺🇸🔗https://www.hudexchange.info/news/infectious-disease-preparedness-among-homeless-assistance-providers/
Infectious Disease Preparedness Among Homeless Assistance Providers

🇺🇸🔗https://mailchi.mp/hudexchange/health-preparedness-for-homeless-assistance-providers?e=fe744cd09c
Health Preparedness for Homeless Assistance Providers

🇺🇸🔗http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/sites/default/files/public/php/71/71_guide_0.pdf
An Influenza Pandemic Planning Guide for Homeless and Housing Service Providers

🇺🇸🔗https://nhchc.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/ShelterHealthGuide0506.pdf
Shelter Health: Essentials of Care for People living in Shelter

🇺🇸🔗http://www.streetsheet.org/what-if-you-cant-stay-home/
What if you can’t stay home?

🔗 https://www.homeless.org.uk/connect/blogs/2020/mar/05/covid-19-coronavirus-outbreak
Advice for the unhoused

Housing Support from Governments

General

🇬🇧🔗https://commonslibrary.parliament.uk/research-briefings/cbp-8867/
Housing Support Report

For Mortgage Holders

🇺🇸🔗https://www.npr.org/2020/03/19/818343720/homeowners-hurt-financially-by-the-coronavirus-may-get-a-mortgage-break
US orders up to a year long break in mortgages

For Renters


For Homeless

Housing Support from Landlords

🇺🇸🔗https://www.nmhc.org/news/press-release/2020/apartment-industry-committed-to-supporting-residents-impacted-by-covid-19
To help support renters who may be out of work, the National Multifamily Housing Council released a statement encouraging the apartment industry to halt evictions for 90 days.

Housing Support from Grassroot Support

🇮🇪🔗https://catuireland.org/
CATU Ireland is a community based union for tenants, including people living in emergency & precarious accommodation, and mortgage holders.

🇮🇪🔗https://www.facebook.com/irishhousingnetwork/
Irish Housing Network (Ire FB)

🇮🇪🔗https://www.facebook.com/dublincentralhousingaction/
Dublin Central Housing Action (Ire)

🇮🇪🔗https://www.facebook.com/NDBhousingcrisiscommunity/
North Dublin Bay Housing Crisis Community (ire FB)

🇮🇪🔗https://www.facebook.com/Dublin-South-West-Housing-Action-477375192693647/
Dublin South West Housing Action (ire FB)

🇬🇧🔗http://haringeyhousingaction.org.uk/
Haringey Housing Action Group (UK)

🇬🇧🔗 https://housingaction.blog/
Older People and Housing Action encourages and supports action by older people’s groups to improve housing and related services for an ageing population across England.

🇬🇧🔗https://www.rooms4nhs.com/
Finding accommodation for NHS staff who have lost their homes.

Grassroot Support for the Homeless

🇮🇪🔗https://ichh.ie/
Inner City Helping Homeless

🇮🇪🔗https://pmvtrust.ie/
Peter McVerry Trust

🇮🇪🔗https://www.focusireland.ie/
Focus Ireland

🇮🇪🔗https://www.dubsimon.ie/
Dublin Simon Community

🇬🇧🔗https://t.co/Sl28yVc822?amp=1
Big Issue launches Digital Magazine as Homeless are no longer encouraged to sell the Big Issue on the streets

Research

🔗http://www.smf.co.uk/homes-health-and-covid-19-how-poor-housing-adds-to-the-hardship-of-the-coronavirus-crisis/
Homes, health, and COVID-19: how poor housing adds to the hardship of the Coronavirus crisis