In New York City, most families are able to move into stable housing within nine to 12 months. However, a small group of families remain in the shelter system for additional months and even years. Government authorities and service providers in NYC refer to these families as the Long-Term Stayers (LTS).Mona said: aHomeless mean that I dona#39;t have my own home. Thata#39;s what it means to me, I am living under other peoplea#39;s guidelines and other peoplea#39;s rules. They are not my rules, and I have to follow and obey them, or if I dona#39;t I cannot liveanbsp;...
|Title||:||"A Place of My Own". Homeless Families in the New York City Shelter System: The Long-term Stayers. A Comparative Study of Homeless Families Headed by Women|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2007|