Friday Round-up: this week in the news

  • New report: “1 in 4 women surveyed by the government say they were violently attacked by their husbands or boyfriends.” http://huff.to/roG4Z6
  • Did you see this story last week about the rising number of young parents in need of shelter in DC? http://wapo.st/s8AqiW
  • HUD and the Department of Veterans Affairs found that homelessness among veterans has decreased in the last year: http://wapo.st/sbEwau

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