Current Issues & Legislation

CHIP - Coalition for Homelessness Intervention & Prevention advocates for policies that creates housing solutions. Policies are needed to help prevent homelessness in the community, as well as support people leaving homelessness. Learn more about CHIP's current policy priorities and our stance on issues currently in session.


  • Increase affordable housing for low-income Hoosiers
  • Ensure adequate affordable housing is created with a homeless preference

Affordable Housing


Increased Access to Treatment for SMI and Substance Abuse

  • Reduce and prevent substance abuse by expanding evidence-based prevention practices
  • Expand and increase access to mental health and substance abuse services

  • Expand Medicaid coverage to include funding for housing and support services

Medicaid Expansion


  • Increase safety, educational attainment, and housing options for youth age 24 and under

Youth