Media Campaign Launch January 12, 2012. The State of Homelessness in America 2012. Introductory Logistics. Submit Questions! If you have questions during the webinar, submit them in the question box on your control panel. We will answer as many questions as possible at the end of the webinar.
The State of Homelessness in America 2012
If you have questions during the webinar, submit them in the question box on your control panel. We will answer as many questions as possible at the end of the webinar.
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A recording of this webinar will be posted online early next week.
Homelessness is down – slightly
Invest in what works
We can’t stop now
Economic IndicatorsDemographic Drivers
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Chronic homelessness continues to decline. By continuing to invest in permanent supportive housing, we can finish the job of ending chronic homelessness.
An 11 percent decrease in veterans homelessness is a promising start to the five year plan. SSVF, HUD-VASH, and other housing-based solutions are critical to ensuring we achieve the goal of ending veterans homelessness.
For another year, the data on youth homelessness is lackluster. The first step to serving this vulnerable, overlooked population is to improve our data.
The recession has taken a hard toll on American families. In order to ensure that all families have a place to call home, we must priorities what works for the most vulnerable people; we must commit to ending homelessness.
A startling 40 percent of homeless people are unsheltered. We cannot permit our friends and neighbors to languish in poverty without any assistance.
As the report suggests, homelessness is a situation that varies significantly by state. The one unifying theme is the solution. By investing in housing-based, proven solutions, we can end homelessness in America.
Most communities will add a chapter to The State of Homelessness in America 2012 in just a few weeks when they conduct their annual homeless count.
Using to 2011State of Homelessness for Advocacy