No child should ever be without a homeHousing & Homelessness Poverty & Family Economics
By Congressman Steve Stivers
Recently, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released its Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress. This report provides a “point-in-time” count of homeless Americans, an estimate which is based upon the numbers collected on one particular night in January.
The count includes homeless individuals living in shelters, and those identified by volunteers who survey places such as streets, parks, rail stations and all-night businesses where those who are homeless frequently seek shelter.
In 2015, HUD identified 128,000 homeless children under the age of 18 …