Category: Rural Homelessness

Being Rural in the CoC Competition

Written by Zach Brown, West Virginia Balance of State Continuum of Care This post is part of a series to support communities as they complete their 2018 NOFA applications. You can see previous entries here, here, here, and here. The Continuum of […]

Rural Homelessness

The number of people who experience rural homelessness is unknown, but the last national count of homeless people found that 9 percent live in rural areas. The same structural factors that contribute to urban homelessness—lack of affordable housing and inadequate income—also lead to rural homelessness. One of the most important strategies in ending rural homelessness is prevention.

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