Families Reap Benefits Under CPEHA

The National Alliance to End Homelessness has released an analysis of the effect the Community Partnership to End Homelessness Act of 2007, S. 1518 would have on families with children. The Community Partnership to End Homelessness Act of 2007 (CPEHA), introduced by Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI), Sen. Wayne Allard (R-CO), and 11 other original cosponsors, would substantially improve federal policy regarding homelessness. Families with children are the group that would probably benefit most from the changes that CPEHA makes in the current system. Homeless families, when asked, are extremely clear about what they want and what would help them: they want help securing housing. This bill places the focus there, on housing and the supportive services that are often needed to keep families stably housed.

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