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Currently, Rice writes, about 1.5 million Americans spend some time in emergency or temporary shelters every year. Since 2007, the number of families with children living in shelters and other emergency housing has increased by approximately 32 percent.
“These kinds of cuts are really unprecedented,” Rice told me. “The Section 8 voucher program has been around for nearly 40 years—it was created during the Nixon Administration and has had strong, bipartisan support for its entire history. 28 more words
SF spokesperson Barbara Smyth welcomes decision to restore funding to health and disability organisations
Longford Sinn Féin Spokesperson Barbara Smyth has welcomed the news that 30 health and disability organisations , which included The Irish Heart Foundation and the Alzheimer’s Society of Ireland, are to have their funding restored until the end of the year. 184 more words