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America’s Youngest Outcasts 2010: The State of Childhood Homelessness in America with Dr. Ellen Bassuk
February 8, 2012
Homelessness is one of the sadder outcomes of our economic crisis. Child homelessness is, perhaps, the most tragic result. According to America’s Youngest Outcasts 2010, a report by The National Center on Family Homelessness (NCFH), more than 1.6 million American children, or one in 45 children, are homeless each year – a 38% increase in child homelessness from 2007 to 2010.
On this episode of the Affordable Housing Podcast, we welcome back Dr. Ellen Bassuk, founder and president of NCFH and discuss highlights from this groundbreaking report, including trends in child and family homelessness across America and state and federal policy priorities for 2012.
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