Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

  • Domestic violence and homelessness are, in many cases, interwoven issues At least 25 percent of homeless women in America are homeless because of domestic violence. (from Change.org) http://bit.ly/cjgvXL
  • HUD’s Sandra Henriquez writes about the importance of “Saving Public Housing” and policy chance. http://huff.to/9bcYdN
  • Whitney Gent of the National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty guests blogs for the National Alliance to End Homelessness on tenants rights in foreclosed homes. http://bit.ly/dr6tJs
  • Some homeless Utahns are now suing the state, claiming they are being cited for panhandling but others, such as the Salvation Army, under the same law, are not.  http://bit.ly/9qYATx
  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will provide $58.6 million to get homeless veterans off the street this year. http://bit.ly/8XuWrt
  • One very inspiring story about permanent supportive housing out of Gilroy, CA http://bit.ly/bceDFG

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