State of Homelessness

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State of Homelessness in America 2015 Released 

On April 2, the National Alliance to End Homelessness (NAEH) published its fifth annual report on homelessness trends and counts, The State of Homelessness in America 2015.

Overall, NAEH reports that nationwide homelessness decreased by 2.3%.

However, in Massachusetts the number of homeless persons rose by 11.6%, due almost entirely to increases in the number of homeless families.   The number of persons in Massachusetts categorized as at risk of homelessness also rose.

Read the report here.