What is the Faircloth Amendment?

The U.S. Government has been providing affordable, permanent housing for over 1.8 million families through public housing. Public housing serves a critical role in the nation’s rental market, providing stable, affordable homes for households with low i…

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Social Determinants of Health Report: Housing and Health in Los Angeles County

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, “Social Determinants of Health Report: Housing and Health in Los Angeles County” Los Angeles 2015 Social Determinants of Health Report: Housing and Health in Los Angeles County Search Terms: Homelessness, housing, housing instability, unaffordable housing This report draws from the recent Los Angeles County Health Survey and…

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What Works to End Youth Homelessness (2015)

National Network for Youth http://www.nn4youth.org/wp-content/uploads/2015-What-Works-to-End-Youth-Homlessness.pdf Search Terms: policy, TAY, homeless, housing, education, work, social services Summary: Transition-aged youth are one of the fastest growing homeless populations and require unique housing and services because they are still developing as young adults and need support until they are able to support themselves, gain life experience, and transition…

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Housing and Health in Los Angeles County: Social Determinants of Health (2015)

Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Search terms: housing, human rights, los angeles, policy Summary: Housing affordability, stability, and quality are social determinants of health. This article expands on why the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights codified housing as a human right and explores how the absence of affordable, secure quality housing increased…

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Transition Age Youth and the Child Protection System: Demographic and Case Characteristics: California (2015)

Transition Age Youth and the Child Protection System: Demographic and Case Characteristics: California https://chronicleofsocialchange.org/research/transition-age-youth-and-the-child-protection-system-demographic-and-case-characteristics/9868 Stephanie Cuccaro-Alamin, Ivy Hammond, Jacquelyn McCroskey, Daniel Webster, and Emily Putnam-Hornstein, Children’s Data Network Search Terms: TAY, racial disparities, gender disparities, foster care, California, housing, AB12, policy Summary: Also known as the Children’s Data Network Report on Transition Age Youth. Adverse…

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