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Housing the homeless

  • 430 Pages
  • 1.69 MB
  • English

Center for Urban Policy Research , New Brunswick, N.J
Homelessness -- United States, Homeless persons -- Services for -- United States, Housing policy -- United States, Shelters for the homeless -- United S


United St

Statementedited by Jon Erickson and Charles Wilhelm.
ContributionsErickson, Jon., Wilhelm, Charles, 1948-
LC ClassificationsHV4505 .H68 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxvii, 430 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2541109M
ISBN 100882851128
LC Control Number85022406

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