The COVID-19 pandemic placed enormous strains on families experiencing (or at risk of) homelessness and the programs that serve them. The federal response also provided substantial new tools and resources to protect families from homelessness, improve shelter responses, and ramp-up housing assistance. What did localities try? What did we learn? Explore lessons that may be drawn from localities that saw significant declines in family homelessness, and cautionary lessons from areas where progress was reversed.