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Meeting the Needs of Families with Young Children Experiencing and At Risk of Homelessness

Published: May 10, 2017

While estimates vary day to day, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development determines that about 194,716 people in families with children were homeless in January of 2016 (about 35% of the total homeless population). Depending upon the definition of homeless (e.g., counting families doubled-up in overcrowded conditions, etc.), other estimates are far higher.


Last Reviewed: May 10, 2017