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Recent Developments Affecting Homeless People

By The National Housing Law Project

The definition of "homeless" was revised during 1992 by certain legislation, and steps were taken in some states to criminalize homelessness. Moreover, changes were made in the AFDC-EAF program, the homeless veterans programs, and in evictions and termination assistance to homeless people in emergency shelters and transitional housing programs. This article reviews various developments in 1992, in both legislation and litigation, affecting homeless people's rights.

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