Study Details Homelessness, "Doubling Up" Among Low-Income Children
November 29, 2011 | From the field | How Housing Matters, Housing Policy Research, Housing

About 10 percent of children in low-income families reported at least one homeless episode – and an additional 24 percent had at least one episode where they lived "doubled up" with relatives, friends or other families – before age 6, according to a MacArthur-supported University of Illinois study.