Federal, state, and local plans that work to prevent and end homelessness offer insight into the tools and strategies being used by communities to pursue homeless solutions.

This section will highlight planning efforts that are currently in place.


Opening Doors, Federal Strategic Plan to Support and End Homelessness, The United States Interagency Council on Homelessness.

State of Alaska


The City of Anchorage receives direct federal funding for housing and homelessness purposes and has developed a Consolidated Plan and Annual Action Plan to help prioritize the use of these funds. The Anchorage Coalition on Homelessness has developed a Ten Year Plan to End Homelessness that provides additional strategies for the Anchorage community.

At one time the City of Fairbanks received direct federal funding, but this ended in 2008.