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US data vastly underestimate number of homeless kids, families

The Department of Housing and Urban Development’s annual assessment vastly underestimates how many families and youth are currently homeless in the United States (“Mass. homeless up 14 percent, as shelters …

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The health and behavioral health consequences of childhood trauma fact sheet

This fact sheet was developed by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council and the National Network to End Family Homelessness, an initiative of The Bassuk Center on Homelessness …

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Community Survey: Services Needed to End Homelessness

According to a national survey of community providers who work with families experiencing homelessness, only 14% say that housing with no other services can end family homelessness. The survey, conducted …

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Federal Policy on Family Homelessness Is Failing

A report on family homelessness from the Bassuk Center asserts that federal policy will not meet the government’s goal of ending family homelessness by 2020. Services Matter: How Housing and Services …

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Service Providers Endorse Report on Family Homelessness

Hundreds of service providers in all 50 states and in Canada have endorsed a report by the Bassuk Center on family homelessness that contends affordable housing must be combined with …

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New Policy Paper: “Family Homelessness: The Path Ahead”

The Bassuk Center has published a new policy paper titled Family Homelessness: The Path Ahead. Developed in collaboration with the National Network to End Family Homelessness, the paper outlines what …

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HUD Homeless Data Don’t Add Up

Schools Report Record Number of Homeless Students, While HUD Claims Reduction in Family and Youth Homelessness Data released in 2018 by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) grossly …

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US Data Underestimates Family Homelessness

A Boston Globe article published in response to a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) report covers several important demographics of those struggling with homelessness in Massachusetts: Puerto …

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