Current Statistics on the Prevalence and Characteristics of People Experiencing Homelessness in the United States
Research data describing the national prevalence of homelessness and related issues are limited. The HRC fact sheet, includes data from multiple sources, including the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress (AHAR). This fact sheet also includes data from the 1996 National Survey of Homeless Assistance Providers and Clients (NSHAPC).
This fact sheet was last updated July 2011.