The House Financial Services Committee held a hearing on June 6 to discuss HUD’s definition of homelessness and review the “Homeless Children and Youth Act of 2017” (HR 1511), introduced by Representative Steve Stivers (R-OH). The bill would amend the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act to expand HUD’s definition of “homelessness” to include children and youth who are living in “doubled-up” housing situations, making them eligible for HUD homeless assistance programs.
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