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Policy must be changed for the sake of all homeless kids

Housing & Homelessness

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

By Bruce Lesley
First Focus Campaign for Children
Washington, D.C.

Joseph Lagana
Founder and CEO
Homeless Children’s Education Fund
Strip District

Yes, Congress should increase funding to help the homeless (“False Promises: More Homeless Aid Eligibility Requires More Funds,” Aug. 22 editorial), but pretending children aren’t homeless doesn’t help. Rather, Congress should end the de facto U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development ban on helping homeless children…

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