The following report summarizes key findings from a 2023 survey of homeless service workers conducted by the Homelessness Research Institute at the National Alliance to End Homelessness. It reveals insights on the workforce’s motivations to be part of this mission; […]
Federal homelessness data reveals that most Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) groups in the United States continue to experience sheltered homelessness disproportionately to their share of the overall U.S. population. According to the U.S. Department of Housing and […]
According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s 2021 Annual Homelessness Assessment Report (Part 2), the number of older adults experiencing sheltered homelessness* is on the rise, with a marked increase in those experiencing chronic homelessness over the […]
The Alliance spoke with several partners on how reforming data collection processes can improve service delivery and illuminate gaps in resources. This report provides highlights from these conversations and points to needed areas of homelessness data reform.
An estimated 350,500 people work in the homeless services sector, spanning crisis response to supportive housing roles. Many, particularly frontline workers, face a gap between their salary and what they need to make to afford housing. Without these investments, staffing […]