Characteristics and Dynamics of Homeless Families with Children. Studies No Longer Being Conducted


The National Survey of America's Families was eliminated from further consideration as there are no current plans for extending its data collection to a fourth cohort of respondents. It has a number of features that would have made it a good candidate for enhancement, including an oversampling of poorer neighborhoods, relatively large samples, and a focus on a number of data elements that could be fruitfully used to address questions about homeless families, including employment, education, and social service use. If a new NSAF study is mounted, however, it might be useful to consider including questions about homelessness.

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