Trump Administration Reviewing Plan for Housing Support to Any Youth Aging Out of Foster Care
Jamole Callahan is turning 40 this year. He’s carved out a successful career in advocacy and motivational speaking (his Twitter handle is @MrMotivator). But in college, as a youth who had aged out of foster care, his path was far from stable.
How L.A.’s Housing Crisis Makes Family Reunification Much Harder
High housing costs and long hours at a minimum wage job came down hard on Claudia.* She tried to make it work, to keep her family of four children sheltered and cared for in a room behind her father’s repair shop in the San Fernando Valley, a vast suburb of Los Angeles.
AB12: Does it Reallllly Work?
By no means has anyone credited AB12 to be the “end all, be all” for emancipating foster youth, but I will say it has served as an alleviation to thousands of youth.
Housing For Youth Aging Out of Foster Care
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) provides housing assistance to many former foster youth via the voucher-based Family Unification Program (FUP), but prior to a new research project conducted by Mathematica Policy Research and Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago on behalf of HUD and the U.S.