*Now that the President has passed a health care bill, he may be coming up with a new plan for the homeless soon that will get them off the streets.

As he looks over the reports coming across his desk for the costs of homeless shelters throughout America, disturbingly enough, in states examined by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)the cost to keep a family in a shelter is more expensive than if they get the family in an apartment.

A study of 9,000 families  found that costs varied depending on what type of housing needed.  (more…)