National Progress in Reducing Homelessness

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Laura Green Zeilinger, the Executive Director of the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness, recently shared encouraging news about successes in reducing homelessness around the country when evidence-based practices like Housing First, permanent supportive housing and rapid re-housing are employed.

Overall homelessness is down nearly 10 percent from 4 years ago. Unsheltered homelessness is down 25 percent. Veteran homelessness is down by 33 percent.

Here is the press release, and the video below is worth watching too.

Proof Point: The 2014 Point-in-Time Count Shows that Homelessness Is a Solvable Problem from USICH on Vimeo.