1.6 million American children, or 1 in 45 children, are homeless each year.. Dr. Ellen Bassuk, founder and president of the National Center on Family Homelessness returns to discuss highlights from NCFH’s latest report “America’s Youngest Outcasts 2010”.
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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