ERIC Number: ED315488
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Jan-6
Reference Count: N/A
Programs Benefiting the Homeless: FY87-FY89 Appropriations Trends. CRS Report for Congress.
Wasem, Ruth Ellen
This report reviews the three-year funding levels for the major Federal programs that primarily benefited the homeless from fiscal year 1987 through fiscal year 1989. Most of these programs were enacted by the Stewart B. McKinney Act and began receiving appropriations in fiscal year 1987. The following programs are described: (1) Emergency Food and Shelter Grants; (2) Emergency Shelter Grants Program; (3) Runaway and Homeless Youth Program; (4) Supportive (Transitional) Housing Demonstration Program; (5) Supplemental Assistance for Facilities to Assist the Homeless; (6) Domiciliary Care Program; (7) Adult Education for the Homeless; (8) Education for Homeless Children and Youth; (9) Job Training for the Homeless; (10) Homeless Veterans' Reintegration Projects; and (11) Emergency Community Services Homeless Grant Program. The legislative history of these programs is discussed and data are presented in tabular form. The three-year funding trends for these homeless programs are discussed and compared based on the type of service provided. (JS)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Library of Congress, Washington, DC. Congressional Research Service.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Stewart B McKinney Homeless Assistance Act 1987