What You May Have Missed
By Rick M. Garcia
Published: Thursday, Dec. 22 2011 12:00 a.m. MST
During the early 1980s, many families lost their homes and jobs. State and local governments were forced to dramatically cut the assistance they could offer to local organizations and nonprofits. As a result, we saw a dramatic spike in the number of homeless men, women and families.
“Today, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan announced $5,260,696 in funding to help Utah fight homelessness.”