Posts tagged with "homelessness"

Child Homelessness: A Long Way to Go

Posted by Decaturish.com November 27, 2014

By Dena Mellick, contributor  A new report has put the spotlight on child and family homelessness, and the situation is not good. The National Center on Family Homelessness (part of the American Institutes for Research) released a 130-page study that found 2.5 million children are now homeless each year in America, an 8 percent increase from […]

U.S. Reps. announce funding to fight homelessness

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 20, 2014

This week U.S. Reps. John Lewis, District 5, and Hank Johnson,District 4, told constituents there will be more federal money headed our way to fight homelessness. Johnson’s office reports that DeKalb County received $6.8 million in HUD grants. The office reported that a $177,000 grant went to Progressive Redevelopment Inc, which is headquartered at the old […]

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