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A new report from the Alliance’s Homelessness Research Institute examines how factors like race, ethnicity, gender, age, and shelter status impact older adults’ exits from homelessness into housing.

Point-In-Time Counts

The Point-in-Time Count (PIT) isa snapshot of the number and demographic of people experiencing homelessness by region.  Federally mandated by HUD, these are taken by volunteers on a given day.  These counts underestimate the true size of the issue in two ways: many more people experience homelessness in a given year than are captured in a one-day count, and many people avoid being counted, especially families and undocumented residents.  However, they are useful in helping us see trends. A selection of PIT counts:

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