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Confronting Chronic Homelessness: Health Funders Consider New Solutions

March 17, 2006

On any given day, at least 800,000 people are homeless in the United States, including about 200,000 homeless families. It is virtually impossible for most to find rental property within their means. Also, as many as 70 percent of homeless individuals struggle with serious health problems, mental and physical disabilities, or substance abuse problems. This Issue Focus addresses funders' responses to the issues surrounding chronic homelessness.


PDF Format Issue Focus 3-6-2006 — 240KB