The Sixth Annual (2010) Homelessness Assessment Report to Congress

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

July 2011

The 2010 Annual Homelessness Assessment Report (AHAR) provides the results of local counts of people homeless on a single night in January, as well as estimates of the number, characteristics, and service patterns of all people who used residential programs for homeless people during the 2010 federal Fiscal Year (October 2009-September 2010). Also, for the first time, the 2010 AHAR includes information about the use of permanent supportive housing (PSH) programs and the Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program (HPRP). Altogether, the 2010 AHAR is the first report to provide national estimates on the use of the full continuum of homeless assistance programs—from homelessness prevention to homeless residential services to permanent supportive housing.

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