Homelessness Marathon blog

... ending homelessness isn't a matter of charity, but a matter of changing the way our society is structured. -- Homelessness Marathon founder, Jeremy Weir Alderson, aka Nobody.

Wednesday, January 10, 2007

'Homelessness Counts'

Cover: Homelessness Counts Report, January 10, 2007; via National Alliance to End Homelessness (NAEH) Website; click here to be redirected to NAEH report main pageStudy: Vermont nightly homeless figure estimated at nearly 1,000 (here):

A new national study released today put Vermont's daily homeless population at 927 in January 2005, a figure the Douglas administration says it is aggressively working to reduce.

The study, by the National Alliance to End Homelessness, determined that 744,313 people nationwide were homeless at the same time in early 2005, and that 44 percent of them were living in unsheltered situations. In Vermont, 24 percent were not living in shelters, the study found.


Read the article in full, here [via Burlington Free Press; 1/10/2007].

fyi: Homelessness Counts Report, January 10, 2007 [via National Alliance to End Homelessness (NAEH)].

[cross-posted from Norsehorse's Home Turf, here]