Council Leaders

HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra

HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra


USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack

Vice Chair  
USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack



Council Members


Council Meetings

The USICH Council meets on a quarterly basis and is governed by the bylaws of USICH. Between Council meetings, USICH convenes interagency working groups focused on key issues and activities.  Neither Council meetings nor interagency working groups are open to the public.

Next Meeting: Summer 2024

Meeting Recaps*

May 2024: At USICH Meeting, Council Focuses on Youth Homelessness

February 2024: At USICH Meeting, Council Focuses on Innovative Solutions for Homelessness and Mental Health

October 2023: USICH Elects HHS and USDA Secretaries as New Leaders of Federal Homelessness Strategy

July 2023: USICH Holds First Council Meeting With White House’s New Domestic Policy Leader

March 2023: In First Council Meeting Since Releasing All In, USICH Collaborates With Community Leaders

December 2022: After Halting Rapid Rise in Homelessness, Biden-Harris Administration Announces Plan to Reduce Homelessness 25% by 2025

August 2022: USICH Unanimously Elects VA and HHS Secretaries as New Council Leaders

June 2022: USICH Votes on National Goal to Reduce Homelessness

February 2022: USICH Council Advances Federal Strategic Plan and Introduces New Executive Director at February Meeting

October 2021: USICH Votes on Federal Strategic Plan and Veteran Homelessness at October Meeting

July 2021: Council Discusses Eviction Prevention, the American Rescue Plan, and the Federal Strategic Plan

May 2021: USICH Elects New Leaders During First Meeting of the Biden Administration

*This reflects council meetings that occurred during the current administration. Older recaps can be found in the news archives.