TITLE

Stemming the Tide of Homelessness

AUTHOR(S)
Patton, Zach
PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
Governing;Feb2010, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers insights on homeless families in the U.S. and how the government is addressing the problem. It says that a report from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) shows that the homeless families in the U.S. increased by 9% from 2007 to 2008. It discusses the Rapid Exit Program adopted by Hennepin County, Minnesota that helps families to secure homes. It also gives information on the federal stimulus fund that include 1.5 billion aimed to prevent homelessness.
ACCESSION #
50458815

 

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