Emergency shelters nationwide are seeing an increase in the share of adults entering their programs who are older, who report having a disability, and who come from unsheltered locations. These trends underscore the need for federal and community resources to meet growing demands.
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A new report from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities shows the dramatic extent to which Medicaid expansion improved healthcare coverage for people experiencing homelessness — and why work requirements will undercut this progress. The authors maintain that by making care harder to access, Medicaid work requirements will worsen outcomes and exacerbate homelessness.
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Time for Change: Findings from the SPARC Study on Race and Homelessness
This guest post was written by Jeffrey Olivet and Marc Dones, lead authors of Supporting Partnerships for Anti-Racist Communities Phase One Report. In recent years, an increasingly urgent dialogue has emerged around race and equity in America. But that dialogue has generally overlooked one of the most visible manifestations of racial inequity: homelessness. Homelessness is not colorblind. People […]
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