Community Survey: Protecting People Experiencing Homelessness from COVID-19

  • March 30, 2020
  • |Publications

The National Alliance to End Homelessness asked homeless providers, leaders, advocates, allies, and those with lived homelessness to complete a survey on what they needed to protect people experiencing homelessness from COVID-19. The Alliance released the survey on March 20 […]

Fact Sheet: Population At-Risk – Homelessness and the COVID-19 Crisis

  • March 25, 2020
  • |Publications

People experiencing homelessness are uniquely at risk for contracting COVID-19. The Alliance’s Homelessness Research Institute has compiled a fact sheet on COVID-19 and homelessness, based on researchers’ recent recommendations on how to serve this vulnerable population during the pandemic. These recommendations […]

Estimated Emergency and Observational/Quarantine Bed Need for the US Homeless Population Related to COVID-19 Exposure by County; Projected Hospitalizations, Intensive Care Units and Mortality

  • March 20, 2020
  • |Publications

Authors: Dennis Culhane, Daniel Treglia and Ken Steif, University of Pennsylvania Randall Kuhn, University of California Los Angeles Thomas Byrne, Boston University This report aims to establish the potential mortality and hospitalization costs associated with COVID-19 infection among the homeless population in the […]

Homelessness & COVID-19: Considerations and Action Steps

  • March 20, 2020
  • |Publications

This document was created and supported by the National Association of Community Health Centers, the National Healthcare for the Homeless Council, the National Alliance to End Homelessness, and UnitedHealthcare Community & State. The full document is available here. State of Play: […]

Presentations from the 2020 Solutions for Individual Homeless Adults Conference

  • March 11, 2020
  • |Toolkits and Training Materials

Catch up on the latest from the conference.

Infographic: Key Findings from the 2019 PiT Count

  • March 10, 2020
  • |Data and Graphics

The 2019 Annual Homelessness Assessment Report (AHAR) to Congress displays the most recently available data on how many people were identified as experiencing homelessness in the United States on a given night in January 2019. Download the fact sheet here. […]

The 2019 Point-in-Time Count: What Did We Learn About Family Homelessness?

  • February 27, 2020
  • |Publications

Each year, thousands of volunteers fan out on a late January evening to identify people living outdoors as part of the annual homelessness Point-in-Time Count (PIT). This count provides the only national measure of those living without shelter: people residing […]

Data Snapshot: Reductions in Transitional Housing Do Not Cause Increases in Unsheltered Homelessness

  • February 20, 2020
  • |Data and Graphics

Most States Reduced Unsheltered Homelessness While Also Reducing Transitional Housing Beds An analysis of federal homelessness data debunks the claim that increases in unsheltered homelessness are the result of the federal government’s pivot to Housing First approaches. The analysis shows […]

Data Snapshot: Most Individual Homeless Adults Are Underserved by Existing Strategies

  • February 16, 2020
  • |Data and Graphics

According to the latest U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development data, individual homeless adults – those who are not part of a family with children during an episode of homelessness – represent the largest population of people experiencing homelessness. […]

Keeping People and Pets Together

  • February 4, 2020
  • |Publications

Published February 2020 Evidence shows that animal companionship is fortifying and contributes to the emotional well-being of people experiencing homelessness, including encouraging owners to obtain sobriety, leave abusive relationships, and avoid incarceration. As part of the National Alliance to End Homelessness’ efforts to […]