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Research Focuses On Ways to Address Family Homelessness

13 December 2011
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The Department of Health and Human Services has completed a study of 14 communities that have programs that link housing and human services to identify promising practices that facilitated the development, implementation, and sustainability of effective programs dealing with family homelessness.

The report highlights promising practices for helping families gain stability such as promoting partnerships, utilizing nontraditional funding sources, and working with public housing agencies in creating a "continuum of housing" options for families. To read the brief, click here.