Homelessness: Targeted Federal Programs and Recent Legislation

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This report describes the federal programs that are targeted to assist those who are homeless; includes recent funding levels; discusses current issues, including homelessness after the economic downturn and federal efforts to end homelessness; and provides information on recent legislation. Among active legislation are bills to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act, which includes transitional housing for those who are homeless as a result of domestic violence and legislation that would, among other things, reauthorize the Education for Homeless Children and Youth program.

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: May 17, 2012
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Perl, Libby

Specialist in Housing Policy

Creator (Author):
Bagalman, Erin

Analyst in Health Policy

Creator (Author):
Fernandes-Alcantara, Adrienne L.

Specialist in Social Policy

Creator (Author):
Heisler, Elayne J.

Analyst in Health Services

Creator (Author):
McCallion, Gail

Specialist in Social Policy

Creator (Author):
McCarthy, Francis X.

Analyst in Emergency Management Policy

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: May 17, 2012
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United States
Description:

This report describes the federal programs that are targeted to assist those who are homeless; includes recent funding levels; discusses current issues, including homelessness after the economic downturn and federal efforts to end homelessness; and provides information on recent legislation. Among active legislation are bills to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act, which includes transitional housing for those who are homeless as a result of domestic violence and legislation that would, among other things, reauthorize the Education for Homeless Children and Youth program.

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39 pages.

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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Resource Type: Report
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