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Legislative intent
Social Services (SOS) CHAPTER 55, ARTICLE 2-A, TITLE 4
§ 48. Legislative intent. The legislature finds that there are a
significant number of homeless and at-risk households living in
temporary and unstable conditions which would benefit from the provision
of a comprehensive assistance program. The legislature further finds
that the current system of providing services to such households would
be improved by ensuring that a broad range of flexible, individualized
assistance is available to stabilize households and to better meet
divergent local needs. The legislature, therefore, finds that state
financial assistance should be made available for the purpose of
providing supportive services designed to stabilize households by
attempting to avoid homelessness and, for those who are currently
homeless, by facilitating the transition form homelessness to permanent