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Welfare Reform on the Web (July 2000): Homelessness - Overseas

WEST SIDE STORY

M. E. O'Connell

Housing, Apr. 2000, p. 32-33

Article looks at what we can learn from the US about tackling the problem of rough sleeping. Useful models may be found in the US Department of Housing and Urban Development's national continuum of care framework which local communities have to use to plan homeless services, in the provision of specialist transitional and permanent housing now common in many US cities, and in their emphasis on user involvement in planning services.

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