TITLE

Better Collaboration by HHS and HUD Could Improve Delivery of Services in Rural Areas

PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
GAO Reports;7/20/2010, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the study by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) on rural homelessness in the U.S. GAO conducted the study and addressed issues on the characteristics of rural homelessness and the available assistance to homeless families. GAO revealed that people in rural areas were living in limited number of overcrowded shelters. GAO recommended for a better collaboration between the Departments of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Health and Human Services (HHS).
ACCESSION #
52466415

 

Related Articles

  • HOMELESSNESS: A Common Vocabulary Could Help Agencies Collaborate and Collect More Consistent Data. Cackley, Alicia Puente // GAO Reports;6/30/2010, preceding p1 

    The article focuses on the subject of homelessness in the U.S. It mentions that federal agencies, including the Department of Education, Health and Human Services (HHS) and Housing and Urban Development (HUD), gather information on homelessness, but data are incomplete and untimely. In addition,...

  • FEDERAL REAL PROPERTY: More Useful Information to Providers Could Improve the Homeless Assistance Program. Wise, David J. // GAO Reports;10/30/2014, preceding p1 

    The article presents a report prepared by the U.S. Government Accountability Office which reviewed the homeless-assistance program under the Title V of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act. Topics include identification and transfer of federal real property to homeless assistance...

  • Notices: DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT.  // Federal Register (National Archives & Records Service, Office of;7/12/2013, Vol. 78 Issue 134, p41945 

    The article offers information on the notice issued by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) as of July 2013. It states that HUD has reviewed federal properties that are unutilized, underutilized and surplus and can be used to help homeless citizents. It adds that homeless...

  • Why They Have No Homes. Hartman, Chester // Progressive;Mar85, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p26 

    Discusses the challenges of conducting a census of the homeless in the U.S. Political issues surrounding the plight of the homeless; Statistics on homelessness released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Housing and Urban Development; Link between...

  • Collaborative Initiative to Help End Chronic Homelessness: Introduction. Rickards, Lawrence D.; McGraw, Sarah A.; Araki, Lynnette; Casey, Roger J.; High, Cynthia W.; Hombs, Mary Ellen; Raysor, Robyn S. // Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research;Apr2010, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p149 

    The Collaborative Initiative to Help End Chronic Homelessness was a coordinated effort by the US Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS), Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and Veterans Affairs (VA), and the US Interagency Council on Homelessness to house and provide comprehensive...

  • BUDGET ISSUES: Key Questions to Consider When Evaluating Balances in Federal Accounts. Irving, Susan J. // GAO Reports;9/30/2013, preceding pi 

    The article presents a report for the U.S. Government Accountability Office on the nation's fiscal pressure. It examines the total carryover balances from fiscal years 2007 to 2012 in several selected accounts including Health and Human Services (HHS), The Department of Defense (DOD), Housing...

  • Programs at HHS and HUD Collect Administrative Cost Information but Differences in Cost Caps and Definitions Create Challenges. Irving, Susan J. // GAO Reports;12/12/2014, pi 

    The article presents a report commissioned by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) which reviews the procedures for distinguishing grant administrative and program costs. The challenges that hinder the comparability of grant administrative cost data are outlined. The grant programs of...

  • HUD RELEASES REPORT ON HOMELESSNESS.  // Journal of Housing & Community Development;May/Jun2007, Vol. 64 Issue 3, p15 

    The article reports that the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has released its own count of the number of homeless people in the country. According to the author, HUD provides an estimate of 754, 000 people who are homeless during one night in January 2005. HUD mentioned that...

  • Homeless Female Veterans: All Too Often, a 'Double Betrayal of Trust'. DE WIND, DORIAN // Moderate Voice;02/28/2013, p5 

    The article focuses on the 2012 Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) to the U.S. Congress by the Housing and Urban Development (HUD), which found that there were 62,619 homeless Veterans on a single night in January 2013 in the nation. It is mentioned that the annual Point-in-Time (PIT)...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics