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2 edition of Homelessness in the 1990"s found in the catalog.

Homelessness in the 1990"s

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Budget. Task Force on Urgent Fiscal Issues.

Homelessness in the 1990"s

hearing before the Task Force on Urgent Fiscal Issues of the Committee on the Budget, House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, first session, December 20, 1989, New York City, NY.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Budget. Task Force on Urgent Fiscal Issues.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State),
  • New York,
  • New York.
    • Subjects:
    • Homeless persons -- Housing -- New York (State) -- New York -- Finance.,
    • Homelessness -- New York (State) -- New York.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .B89 1989b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 182 p. ;
      Number of Pages182
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1985512M
      LC Control Number90600774

      Get this from a library! Where now?: homeless families in the s. [Jean McCaughey; Australian Institute of Family Studies.; Hanover Welfare Services.] -- Homelessness - Unemployment and poverty - Families - Services. The first federal legislation enacted to explicitly address homelessness was the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act (PL ). In addition to defining homelessness (see Box B-1), which is important for allocating federal resources, it also made provisions for using federal money to support shelters for persons experiencing.

      According to Focus Ireland research and analysis, the overwhelming number of families becoming homeless had their last stable home in the private rented sector, and the crisis in this sector is the immediate cause of their homelessness – landlords selling up or being repossessed, shortage of properties to rent, scarcity of properties. Among their concerns are a constructivist approach to defining homelessness, a European perspective, gender, the operation of homelessness legislation in Britain in the s, young people, and the experience of homeless accommodation and support. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR.

      Homelessness and Social Policy offers a dispassionate analysis of the problem of homelessness and the policy responses it has so far invoked. By reviewing theoretical and legal conceptualisations of homelessness and presenting extensive statistical analyses, this book considers the impact of the experience of homelessness and the policy responses. Big Issue founder John Bird today warned of an upsurge in homelessness. Adding the problem could soon be as severe as it was in the s when Author: Josh Loeb.


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