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New Report on National Homelessness Has Mixed News

National Alliance to End Homelessness

A new report on The State of Homelessness in America 2013 is full of mixed news. While the overall homelessness rate throughout the country has decreased by a slight 1%, veteran and chronic homelessness throughout the country have both seen a significant 7% drop from 2011 to 2012 and family homelessness has increased slightly.

Produced by the National Alliance to End Homelessness, The State of Homelessness in America 2013 explores various economic, housing, demographic and housing factors that ultimately affect homelessness. The report used data from the 2011 and 2012 point in time counts for its analysis.

Below are the homelessness numbers for CT:

  • CT had a 12% rate of homelessness per 10,000 people in 2012, a 6% drop from 2011
  • CT saw an 11% drop in chronic homelessness from 2011 to 2012.
  • From 2011 to 2012, CT had a 6% drop in family homelessness.
  • 25% decrease in veteran homelessness in CT from 2011 to 2012
  • There wa sno change in unsheltered homeless population from 2011 to 2012 in CT.

Read the whole report The State of Homelessness in America 2013.  


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