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Reports: Featured

Profile of Older Americans
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Aging, April 2019, 20 pp.
National data profile of older adults, including living arrangements, racial and ethnic composition, geographic distribution, income, poverty, housing, employment, education, health and health care, disability, and caregiving. New reports are issued annually.   more info >

Housing the Homeless: North Dakota's 10-Year Plan to End Long Term Homelessness
North Dakota Interagency Council on Homelessness, October 2018, 54 pp.
This is a progress report and series of recommendations on efforts to end long term homelessness in North Dakota.   more info >

2018 Home and Community Preferences: A National Survey of Adults Age 18-Plus
AARP, August 2018, 40 pp.
A survey of adults' housing and community preferences, this report provides data and insights to raise aware about housing and community choices, housing affordability, and the needs of older adults as they age.   more info >

Missed Opportunities: Youth Homelessness in America: National Estimates
Voices of Youth Count, November 2017, 16 pp.
This report highlights results from a national survey on unaccompanied youth homelessness in America. The study captures youth homelessness broadly, including sleeping on the streets, in shelters, running away, being kicked out, and couch surfing. Overall, findings show one in 10 young adults ages 18-25, and at least one in 30 adolescents ages 13-17, experience some form of homelessness unaccompanied by a parent or guardian over the course of a year.   more info >

2016 North Dakota Statewide Housing Needs Assessment
North Dakota Housing Finance Agency, January 2017, 128 pp.
The 2016 Housing Needs Assessment includes a population and housing forecast, special housing topics, detailed tables, and regional summaries.   more info >

Impacts of Habitat for Humanity Homeownership: Connections to Quality of Life
Wilder Research, February 2015, 90 pp.
Statewide study of Habitat homeowners in Minnesota that investigated the connection between home ownership and quality of life.   more info >

Protecting Children From Unhealthy Homes and Housing Instability
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, December 2014, 5 pp.
Discusses the impact on children from unhealthy homes and housing instability and provides examples of two programs addressing these issues.   more info >

Housing for Youth Aging Out of Foster Care
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, May 2014, 152 pp.
Report, literature review, and brief on a study exploring the range of housing settings available to youth who age out of foster care. The report identifies opportunities to mitigate the risk of homelessness for this population and suggests opportunities for future research.   more info >

Web sites

Housing Needs by State: North Dakota
This site provides data on affordable housing in North Dakota, including information on shortages of rental homes and  incidence of cost-burdened households.   more info >

Prosperity Now Scorecard
Ranks the 50 states and the District of Columbia on performance measures in the areas of Financial Security, Business Development, Homeownership, Health Care and Education.   more info >

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