The estimates of homelessness found in the State of Homelessness in America reports from 2007 to 2014 do not reflect the current estimates from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. This is due to retroactive changes to improve data quality.
State of Homelessness in America 2013 Press Kit
The National Alliance to End Homelessness has published a series of reports chronicling changes in the levels of homelessness in the nation, individual states, and the District of Columbia, in an effort to chart the nation’s progress in ending homelessness. The most recent of these, The State of Homelessness in America series, not only examines changes in national- and state-level homelessness data, but also provides data on related economic and demographic trends.
to End Homelessness: The State of Homelessness in America 2012
The State of Homelessness in America 2013, the third in this series, uses the most recently available national data from a variety of sources: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, and National Association of State Budget Officers. This report includes three chapters: Chapter One presents data on homelessness at the national and state levels using point-in-time estimates of the overall homeless population and subpopulations, measured in 2011 and 2012; Chapter Two describes economic and housing factors that impact homelessness including housing cost and unemployment; and Chapter Three describes demographic and household factors that impact homelessness including population groups that are at increased risk.
to End Homelessness: The State of Homelessness in America 2014
The State of Homelessness in America 2014 is the fourth in a series of reports that chart progress in ending homelessness in the United States. It examines trends in homelessness between 2012 and 2013, trends in populations at-risk of homelessness from 2011 to 2012, trends in assistance available to persons experiencing homelessness, and establishes a baseline from which to measure changes in the homeless assistance system enacted by the Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing (HEARTH) Act.The State of Homelessness in America, the first report of its kind, investigates the changes in homelessness across the country. In addition, the report examines economic indicators and demographic drivers of homelessness, examining how eight factors contribute to increased risk of homelessness among vulnerable populations.