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A new approach to homelessness

A new approach to homelessness

a guide for local governments


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Published by International City/County Management Association in Washington, DC .
Written in English

  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Homeless persons -- Services for -- United States.,
    • Homeless persons -- Government policy -- United States.,
    • Homelessness -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementthe ICMA Consortium on Homelessness ; Becky Sherblom, project manager ; Catherine Zudak, research assistant.
      ContributionsSherblom, Becky., ICMA Consortium on Homelessness.
      LC ClassificationsHV4505 .N48 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 51, [52] p. :
      Number of Pages52
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1231990M
      ISBN 100873268059
      LC Control Number94234092

      ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — The city of St. Louis has a new approach to homelessness this winter: shelters and assistance regardless of temperature. Previously, the city only began providing warming.

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