America's Homeless Population is Aging....Fast

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New Report Shows Implications of a Rapidly Aging Homeless Population

A new analysis from the Actionable Intelligence for Social Policy initiative at the University of Pennsylvania explores the emerging crisis of aged homelessness, and the staggering human and economic consequences.

Based off a multi-site study in three localities -- Boston, New York City, and Los Angeles County -- the report forecasts the size of the homeless population to 2030; projects the costs associated with health care, shelter, and long term care; and outlines potential cost reductions that can be achieved through appropriate housing interventions.  Read More»

Preserving Affordable Housing and Ending Homelessness: Aligning Efforts

In many communities, conversations on housing affordability and those about homelessness happen in different places among different groups of people. A new report from the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness offers strategies and resources to help communities align those conversations. Read the report»

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Homelessness In the News

Recently, WBUR's Here and Now profiled four communities that have made significant strides reducing homelessness. Catch up on the series here:

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