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A Status Report on Hunger and Homelessness in America’s Cities: A 23-City Survey
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To assess the status of hunger and homelessness in America’s cities during 2007, the U.S. Conference of Mayors surveyed 23 major cities whose mayors are members of its Task Force on Hunger and Homelessness. The survey sought information and estimates from each city on (1) the demand for emergency food assistance, emergency shelter, and transitional housing; (2) the capacity to meet that demand; (3) the causes of hunger and homelessness; (4) efforts underway in each city to combat these problems; (5) the economic or social conditions that exacerbate these problems; and (6) the outlook for 2008.
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2007