About the Homelessness Resource Exchange (HRE)

This page describes the types of information and resources that are available on the HUD Homelessness Resource Exchange (HRE) and provides guidance on navigating to the content most relevant to your needs.

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What is the HUD HRE?

The Homelessness Resource Exchange provides information on assisting people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Program guidance is available for use by Federal Agencies, State and local government agencies, Continuum of Care organizations, homeless service providers, TA providers, persons experiencing homelessness, and other stakeholders.

What kinds of resources are available on the HRE?

Resources in the HRE Resource Library have moved to the OneCPD Resource Exchange, a one-stop shop for grantees and their partners to view resources, updates, and information related to all CPD programs. Search for resources on the OneCPD Resource Exchange by keyword, program, topic, date published, and resource type.

HRE FAQs will move to the OneCPD Resource Exchange in 2013. In the meantime, you should use the HRE FAQ page to search for FAQs by topic and search term.

Information on contacts, reports, and awards for CoCs, homeless assistance grantees, and HOPWA grantees is still available on the HRE.

What are HUD Links?

The HRE homepage provides direct links to related websites such as e-snaps, the Homelessness Data Exchange, HMIS.info, etc.

How do I contact the HRE?

All correspondence with the HRE should be provided through the HRE Virtual Help Desk. If you have questions or need additional assistance in using the website, select Virtual Help Desk. We also appreciate any feedback, comments, and suggestions about the HRE website.