Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Capitol Strives to Define ‘Homeless’

For more than 20 years, federal housing law has counted as homeless only people living on the streets or in shelters. But now the House and the Senate are considering an expansion of the definition to include people precariously housed: those doubled up with friends or relatives or living day to day in motels, with money and options running out.

Capitol Strives to Define ‘Homeless’

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