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2019 PIT Count Shows Decline in Homelessness in CT

Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness (CCEH)
 

The Connecticut 2019 Point-in-Time (PIT) Count and Youth Outreach and Count, conducted on the night of January 22, 2019, found that 3,033 people were experiencing homelessness across the state. This shows a 32% decrease from 2007.

Since the first PIT Count was conducted in 2007, this year’s count officially represents the lowest total ever in a statewide PIT Count, encompassing all populations.
Key highlights from the 2019 PIT and Youth Count include:

  • A 32% decrease in the number of people experiencing chronic homelessness since 2018, and a 75% decrease since 2014.
  • Approximately 73% of those counted as chronically homeless were in the process of securing permanent housing.
  • There was an 18% decrease in the number of families experiencing homelessness since 2018.
  • The number of Veterans experiencing homelessness has remained flat since 2017.
  • 80.3% of homeless and unstably housed youth were identified in Connecticut cities.

Interactive dashboards on both the 2019 Point-in-Time and Youth Count can be found on Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness’ (CCEH) website, or by clicking the links below:

For more details from the Point-in-Time Count, click here.

 
 

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