Homelessness pp 265-272 | Cite as

Domestic Violence Survivors

  • Amy Somers
Part of the Topics in Social Psychiatry book series (TSPS)


In 1984 a report on homeless populations by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)1 identified chronic disabilities, personal crises, and economic conditions as the primary causes of homelessness. Declines in public assistance and in the supply of low-cost housing were noted as additional causes in a later report by the General Accounting Office (GAO).2


Domestic Violence Affordable Housing Battered Woman Homeless Population Homeless Woman 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Amy Somers
    • 1
  1. 1.AIDS Foundation San DiegoSan DiegoUSA

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