Increasing Latino Homelessness—What’s Happening, Why, and What to Do About It

January 24, 2023  |  Publications
After more than two years of health, economic, and social impacts from COVID-19 that amplified existing inequalities, the 2022 Point-in-Time Count numbers revealed a steep rise in homelessness among Latinos in the United States.

This brief analyzes data from the 2022 PIT Count, examines the factors leading to an increase in Latino homelessness, and looks towards policy solutions at the federal and local levels. It also notes program changes that local Continuums of Care (CoCs) and service providers can consider to better serve this unique population.

Increasing Latino Homelessness—What’s Happening, Why, and What to Do About It