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Federal Documents on Homelessness

Federal Documents on Homelessness Federal publications concerning homelessness originate from a variety of different agencies, reflecting the complexities of the issues surrounding this problem. Topics covered include housing physical and mental health issues the role of drug and alcohol abuse and social, economic, and political issues. Agencies involved range from the National Institute of Mental Health to the House Select Committee on Aging. A key piece of federal legislation for the homeless is the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act, which passed in 1987. Although appropriations for this act have fallen short of the act's authorizations, it has been a primary source of aid for the homeless. Many of the publications included in this bibliography report on programs or provisions of the McKinney Act. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Collection Building Emerald Publishing

Federal Documents on Homelessness

Collection Building , Volume 11 (3): 5 – Mar 1, 1991

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Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0160-4953
DOI
10.1108/eb023314
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Abstract

Federal publications concerning homelessness originate from a variety of different agencies, reflecting the complexities of the issues surrounding this problem. Topics covered include housing physical and mental health issues the role of drug and alcohol abuse and social, economic, and political issues. Agencies involved range from the National Institute of Mental Health to the House Select Committee on Aging. A key piece of federal legislation for the homeless is the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act, which passed in 1987. Although appropriations for this act have fallen short of the act's authorizations, it has been a primary source of aid for the homeless. Many of the publications included in this bibliography report on programs or provisions of the McKinney Act.

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Collection BuildingEmerald Publishing

Published: Mar 1, 1991

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