February 13, 2018
A recent HUD report estimates 14,138 people were homeless on a single night in PA in 2017, representing a 7.8% decrease over 2016. Of those who found themselves homeless, 12,340 were able to utilize shelters or transitional housing while 1,798 were unsheltered. Homelessness among families and veterans also decreased by 12.9% and 15.2%, respectively. While chronic homelessness for individuals increased by 13.5% over the previous year, it is still down 10% since 2010.