Veteran Homelessness Declines By Nearly Half Since 2010

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.

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