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Homelessness is not just an urban phenomenon; it also affects people in America’s small towns and rural areas. About 9 percent of all homeless people live in rural areas. The articles and resources in this topic area discuss the challenges unique to rural homelessness, strategies for addressing the issue, and lessons learned from rural communities across the Nation.
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Selected Rural Issues Resources
Ending Family Homelessness in Rural America
Exploring Rural Homelessness
Homeless Children: Addressing the Challenge in Rural Schools
Homelessness in Rural America
Homelessness: Breaking the Cycle of Transiency
Obtaining and Leveraging Rural Resources
Poverty, Housing Insecurity and Student Transiency in Rural Areas
Recovery Starts with Strengths
Rural Homelessness (Audio Commentary)
Rural Homelessness Counts (audio)
Rural Homelessness National Coalition for the Homeless (NCH) Fact Sheet #11
Rural Homelessness: the RHISCO Project
Rural Housing and Rural Homelessness FAQs
Rural Housing Data Portal
Rural Kids, Homeless in the Big City
Spotlight: MATCHed for Success
Strategies for Ending Rural Homelessness
Toward Understanding Homelessness: The 2007 National Symposium on Homelessness Research “Rural Homelessness”
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