Lack of State of Illinois Funding Jeopardizes Future of Program that Prevents Homelessness

First of Its Kind Study Published in Journal of Science Finds Chicago Homeless Prevention Programs Decrease Likelihood of Families Entering Shelters by 76% but State Funds Haven’t Been Available in More Than a Year
Chicago, IL –(ENEWSPF)--August 15, 2016.   On any given night more than 6,700 Chicagoans find themselves without a home or shelter bed. How they become homeless varies widely, but one thing is now certain: homeless prevention programs and funding dramatically decrease the chances they will end up on the streets and saves taxpayer dollars. However, the state budget impasse has significantly jeopardized future funding . . .

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