NAEH releases the 2007 Policy Guide

This is one of the annual must read documents for those involved in ending homelessness.

The following is the summary of the Policy Guide as prepared by NAEH.

The National Alliance to End Homelessness has published a Policy Guide to help policymakers and advocates understand federal programs and policies regarding housing and homelessness. The 63-page guide includes information about relevant federal programs and proposals, including homelessness funding, proposals to reauthorize HUD’s McKinney-Vento homeless assistance programs, and information about funding levels of mainstream housing and services programs. The guide also includes several additional features, including:

What We Know about Housing and Homelessness, a series of important facts on housing and homelessness;

Homelessness Budget, which summarizes federal spending on housing and homelessness;

Issue Briefs that describe the major policies and proposals related to specific subtopics of homelessness; and

Policy Resource Guide, which includes information about dozens of studies and papers relevant to homelessness.

Date: 7 August 2007
Author: National Alliance to End Homelessness
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