HUD REPORTS SLIGHT DECLINE IN NATION’S HOMELESSNESS IN 2012

HUD REPORTS SLIGHT DECLINE IN NATION’S HOMELESSNESS IN 2012

PORTLAND – December 11, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — On a single night in January, 2012, 633,782 people were homeless in the United States, largely unchanged from the year before. In releasing HUD’s latest national estimate of homelessness, U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan noted that even during a historic housing and economic downturn, local communities are reporting significant declines in the number of homeless veterans and those experiencing long-term chronic homelessness

SHARE
HUD

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is the nation’s housing agency committed to increasing homeownership, particularly among minorities; creating affordable housing opportunities for low-income Americans; and supporting the homeless, elderly, people with disabilities and people living with AIDS. The Department also promotes economic and community development, and enforces the nation’s fair housing laws.

Contact:

Brian Sullivan
(202) 708-0685

Previous articleVA Also Announces $300 Million to Expand Homeless Prevention Program
Next articleChairman Murray Statement on Decline in Homeless Veterans Population