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Advocates Applaud Bipartisan Legislation to Address Child and Youth Homelessness

March 14, 2017

New Housing Data Misses the Mark on Family Homelessness
October 26, 2016

Housing Department’s Homeless Family Data Misleading
November 5, 2015

Number Of Homeless Public School Students Hits Record High. Here’s Who’s Helping
September 17, 2015

Who is homeless? Federal agencies don’t agree on who needs help
September 16, 2015

Number of homeless students in U.S. has doubled since before the recession
September 14, 2015

No room at the inn for innocence
July 22, 2015

Homeless children in the US need our undivided attention
April 3, 2015

Bill re-introduced to expand definition of homelessness and be more inclusive to youth
February 26, 2015

Bipartisan Response to Growing Child and Youth Homelessness Introduced
January 28, 2015

As numbers of homeless kids rise, resources fall short (Marketplace)
January 28, 2015

Over 900,000 Homeless Kids Are Invisible to HUD. We Can Change That! (Huffington Post blog)
January 28, 2015

Feds could help homeless count (Mercury News)
January 20, 2015

Agency’s Homelessness Data Misleading, Advocates Say
October 30, 2014

Record Number of Homeless Students in U.S. Schools; Leading Homeless Children’s Advocates Comment
September 22, 2014

Young, Gifted, and Homeless (Sports Illustrated)
October 2014

Trying to Live, Trying to Learn (Denver Post)
August 2014

Federal legislation would extend HUD’s definition of homeless (Zanesville Times Recorder)
August 17, 2014

Congress may expand who counts as homeless (The Columbus Dispatch)
August 6, 2014

Why there’s a huge gap in counts of homeless kids (San Francisco Chronicle)
August 4, 2014

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Listen to Youth

There is no better way to understand homelessness than listening to the children and youth who have been through it. Listen to what they have to say.

Get the Facts

The Homeless Children and Youth Act is bi-partisan legislation that would make it easier for local communities to help homeless children, youth, and families. Get the facts.

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About the photos: Photos of children and youth experiencing homelessness provided by Diane Nilan, HEAR US Inc., used with permission. (c) 2012, Diane Nilan, HEAR US Inc.