* Data reflects "Point-in-Time" (PIT) estimates which represent a snapshot of U.S. homelessness. See source information for more details.
Years Available: 2007–2019
Permanent Link: http://data.sagepub.com/sagestats/16320
General Notes: Based on definitions provided by HUD, "unsheltered chronically homeless individuals" refers to a person with a disability whose primary nighttime residence is a public or private place not designated for, or ordinarily used as, a regular sleeping accommodation for people (for example, the streets, vehicles, or parks) and who has been continuously homeless for 1 year or more or have experienced at least four episodes of homelessness in the last 3 years where the combined length of time homeless in those occasions is at least 12 months. Individuals may be homeless as single adults, unaccompanied youth, or in multiple-adult or multiple-child households.