Stemming the Tide of Homelessness

Patton, Zach
February 2010
Governing;Feb2010, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p32
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.


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