Policy

Recent Policy

Policy sponsored or cosponsored by the Commission on Homelessness and Poverty, or on relevant topics and adopted by the ABA House of Delegates:

  • Res. 301, Endorsing UN General Comment No. 31 on Children in Street Situations (February 2018)
  • Res. 113, calling for "integrated, systemic approaches within administrative, civil, and criminal court contexts to address the special needs of youth and young adults experiencing homelessness" (February 2018)

For more information or for a copy of any of the resolutions on this page, contact Kelly Russo at homeless@americanbar.org.

*Each of these policy positions was approved by the ABA House of Delegates. For a master list of current ABA policy by topic, visit ABA Governmental Affairs Office 

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