Reports: Homelessness

2022 Annual Homeless Assessment Report: Part 1 - PIT Estimates of Homelessness in the U.S.
US Department of Housing & Urban Development, Office of Community Planning and Development, February 2023, 90 pp.
The 2022 AHAR presents the most recent national estimates of homelessness, focusing on people who experience homelessness by themselves, as family members, and as members of specific sub-populations. The AHAR is delivered each year to the U.S. Congress, and its contents are used to inform federal, state, and local policies to prevent and end homelessness.   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 >

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 >

Brain Injury in the Homeless Community - Where Do We Go from Here
Wilder Research, January 2016, 10 pp.
Summary of a dialogue intended to create ideas for more effective and sustainable approaches to the identification and support of people who are homeless and have brain injuries.   more info >

Veterans Homelessness Prevention Demonstration Evaluation
Urban Institute, December 2015, 212 pp.
Presents outcomes of the Veterans Homelessness Prevention Demonstration program and lessons learned from this initiative to end veteran homelessness.   more info >

Prevention Programs Funded by the Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, November 2015, 332 pp.
Describes prevention programs funded by the national Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-housing Program. Identifies lessons learned for future efforts to prevent homelessness.   more info >

Family Options Study: Short-Term Impacts of Housing and Services Interventions for Homeless Families
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, July 2015, 308 pp.
This report presents the short-term outcomes of families enrolled in the Family Options Study, a multi-site random assignment experiment designed to study the impact of various housing and services interventions on homeless families.   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 >

Nine Evidence-Based, Guiding Principles to Help Youth Overcome Homelessness
Homeless Youth Collaborative on Developmental Evaluation, February 2014, 70 pp.
Set of principles that provide a cohesive framework that guides practice in working with homeless youth.   more info >

Web sites

Corporation for Supportive Housing
Information and reports related to supportive housing.   more info >

PATH Beyond Shelter
This agency's web page includes information on ending homelessness among families with children, service-enriched housing, and welfare to work. It includes links to other resources.   more info >

HUD Research Library
Includes reports, publications, periodicals, and data from HUD and other sources. Topics include: affordable housing, community development, homelessness, supportive housing, housing statistics, and more.   more info >

United States Interagency Council on Homelessness
Homelessness news, information, and links to homelessness resources from member agencies.   more info >

National Alliance to End Homelessness
Reports, organizations, Internet links and other information on homelessness.   more info >

The National Center on Family Homelessness
Research on homeless families.   more info >

National Coalition for the Homeless
Fact sheets, reports, current events, Internet links, and other information on homelessness.   more info >

National Health Care for the Homeless Council
News, events, research, and advocacy information on health-care issues related to homelessness.   more info >

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