Author: Joy Moses

New Data on Race, Ethnicity and Homelessness

The Alliance recently released a new Demographic Data Project brief: Race, Ethnicity, and Homelessness.  The third installment of the series continues to use Continuum of Care (CoC)- and state-level Point-in-Time data to deepen the nation’s understanding of homelessness.  As with […]

Continuing the Demographic Conversation: A Focus on Men and Women

Who is left out in the cold?  Who is uniquely vulnerable?  Are the uniquely vulnerable facing unique challenges requiring unique solutions?  Demographic information on homelessness opens the door to better answers to such questions and thus better services.  This goal […]

Using Data to Promote Equity: The Demographic Data Project

Pride Month marks the launch of the Alliance’s Demographic Data Project.  The project promotes awareness about the connections between identity and homelessness.  It urges systems, advocates, researchers, and others to consider ways they can help promote equity for groups that […]

Building a Conversation: Aged Homelessness on the Rise

Researchers are sounding an alarm on a trend that’s been emerging for years: the homeless population is growing older, and the number of older homeless Americans is growing larger.  This is a trend that providers, first responders, and medical professionals have been seeing for quite some […]

Two Ways of Looking at It: How We Evaluate Homelessness Numbers

The community of professionals working to end homelessness regularly rely on two types of numbers to judge progress in reaching our goal. “Counts” and “rates” figure significantly into both the Alliance’s recently released State of Homelessness 2019 and HUD’s Annual […]

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