HUD, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) announced that the number of veterans experiencing homelessness decrease 47% since 2010. Between January 2015 and January 2016 veteran homelessness declined 17%, quadruple the previous year's annual decline.
HUD's annual Point-in-Time (PIT) estimate of the homeless population found fewer than 40,000 veterans experienced homelessness on a given night in January 2016. The January 2016 PIT estimate found approximately 13,000 unsheltered homeless veterans living on the street, a 56% decrease since 2010.
View local estimates of veteran homelessness at http://bit.ly/2aGREb9
A media release is at http://bit.ly/2aK8kl8