Pittsburg Summit addresses Homelessness, centers on Best Practices


A three-day summit is held at Pittsburg to highlight the pressing issues of homelessness in the region.

The summit included group role-playing exercises which participants learned about the many faces of homelessness and how each individual strives just to survive life itself. According to the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty, anywhere from 700,000 to 2 million people are homeless in America.

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Federal Programs Related to - Housing Support

Programs that provide supportive services which help people obtain and remain in suitable housing. Housing Search and Information; Housing Search Assistance; Relocation Assistance; Roommate Matching Assistance

Federal Programs Related to - Housing Counseling

Programs that provide comprehensive assistance for people who want to rent or purchase housing including information and advice about buying and rental costs; Fair Housing Laws and Regulations; how to select affordable housing that meets individual needs; and how to provide for insurance, maintenance and other requirements related to acquiring and paying for housing. Fair Housing Counseling; Home Purchase Counseling; Homeowner Purchase Counseling; Homeownership Counseling; Homeownership Education; Homeownership Training; Housing Discrimination Counseling; HUD Counseling Services; Mortgage Counseling

Federal Programs Related to - Services for the Homeless

Programs that provide supportive services for individuals and families who are homeless or which work with people who are at risk for homelessness in an effort to prevent them from losing their permanent residence.




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