Testimony Understanding Homeless Youth: Numbers, Characteristics, Multisystem Involvement, and Intervention Options
Testimony Before the U.S. House Committee on Ways and Means
Martha R. Burt
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In testimony before the U.S. House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Income Security and Family Support, homelessness expert Martha Burt discusses how many homeless youth there are, their characteristics, the factors that predispose youth to become homeless, and the most promising points and types of intervention.
Research Areas Children and youth Housing
Tags Federal housing programs and policies Homelessness Delinquency and crime Youth development
Policy Centers Center on Labor, Human Services, and Population