Showing posts from May 28, 2014

Alliance Releases State of Homelessness 2014

POLICY   |   DATA + RESEARCH   |   TOOL + TRAINING   |   NEWS + MEDIA Forward Editor: Emanuel Cavallaro Spotlight On... Homelessness Falls, At-Risk Population Remains High Washington, DC - The number of people who are at risk of homelessness has failed to decline during the recovery from the Great Recession. This is the case even though the rate of homelessness fell from 20 to 19 homeless persons per 10,000 people, and unemployment decreased in nearly every state. That's according to The State of Homelessness in America 2014 , the fourth in a series of reports from the National Alliance to End Homelessness. The report examines national and state trends in homelessness between 2012 and 2013, at-risk populations between 2011 and 2012, and the number of beds available for people experiencing homelessness in 2012 and 2013. The rate of homelessness in individual states ranged from 106 in Washington, DC to 8 in Mi