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Communities That Have Ended Homelessness

These communities have a system in place to ensure that homelessness is rare, brief, and one-time.

To be recognized as having achieved the goal, communities must meet the requirements laid out in the federal criteria and benchmarks for ending homelessness.

79 communities and 3 states have ended Veteran homelessness
4 communities have ended Chronic & Veteran homelessness
States that have at least one community that has ended homelessness

Communities and states that have ended Veteran homelessness (in order of announcement):

  1. New Orleans, LA
  2. Houston, TX
  3. Mobile, AL
  4. Troy, NY
  5. Saratoga Springs, NY
  6. Flagler County, FL
  7. Lancaster City & County, PA
  8. Cumberland County/Fayetteville, NC
  9. Winston-Salem, NC
  10. Las Cruces, NM
  11. Syracuse, NY
  12. Las Vegas, NV
  13. Commonwealth of Virginia
  14. Schenectady, NY
  15. Rochester, NY
  16. Albany, NY
  17. Rockford, IL
  18. Philadelphia, PA
  19. Mississippi Gulfport/Gulf Coast Regional Continuum of Care
  20. Montgomery County, MD
  21. Volusia County/Daytona Beach, FL
  22. Connecticut
  23. Reading/Berks County, PA
  24. Lynn, MA
  25. Des Moines, IA
  26. San Antonio, TX
  27. Terrebonne Parish, LA
  28. Hattiesburg, MS
  29. Long Island, NY
  30. Bergen County, NJ
  31. Austin, TX
  32. Middlesex County, NJ
  33. Buffalo/Western New York
  34. State of Delaware
  35. Dayton/Montgomery County, OH
  36. DeKalb County, GA
  37. Portland/Gresham/Multnomah County Continuum of Care
  38. Shreveport, LA
  39. Riverside, CA
  40. Santa Fe, NM
  41. Chattanooga, TN
  42. Fort Myers/Lee County, FL
  43. Southwest Minnesota Continuum of Care
  44. Nashua, NH
  45. Punta Gorda/Charlotte County, FL
  46. Akron/Barberton/Summit County, OH
  47. LaCrosse, WI
  48. Scranton/Lackawanna County, PA
  49. Lehigh Valley, PA
  50. Massachusetts Balance of State Continuum of Care
  51. Will County, IL
  52. Lowell, MA
  53. Northwest Minnesota Continuum of Care
  54. Moorhead/West Central Minnesota Continuum of Care
  55. Kent County, MI
  56. Dutchess County, NY
  57. Atlanta, GA
  58. Kansas City, KS/Kansas City, MO, and Independence/Lee’s Summit/Jackson, Wyandotte Counties Continuum of Care
  59. Pittsburgh/McKeesport/Penn Hills/Allegheny County CoC
  60. Nebraska Balance of State Continuum of Care
  61. Delaware County, PA
  62. Beckley, WV/Beckley VAMC Catchment Area, including City of Beckley and Raleigh, Fayette, Nicholas, Summers, Greenbrier, Monroe, Pocahontas, Wyoming, Mercer, McDowell and Clay counties
  63. Norman/Cleveland County, OK
  64. Kittitas County, WA
  65. Miami-Dade County, FL
  66. Lincoln, NE
  67. Jackson/West Tennessee Continuum of Care
  68. Little Rock, AR
  69. Northeast Minnesota Continuum of Care
  70. Central Illinois Continuum of Care
  71. Saint Joseph/Andrew, Buchanan, DeKalb Counties, MO, Continuum of Care
  72. Lexington, KY
  73. Lansing, East Lansing, Ingham County, MI, Continuum of Care
  74. Wexford, Missaukee, and Manistee Counties, MI
  75. Mississippi Balance of State Continuum of Care
  76. Waukegan, North Chicago/Lake County, IL, Continuum of Care
  77. Coles, Edgar, Douglas, Moultrie, Shelby, and Christian Counties, IL
  78. Abilene, TX
  79. Rochester/Southeast Minnesota Continuum of Care
  80. Poplar Bluff, MO
  81. Western Pennsylvania Continuum of Care
  82. Chittenden County

Communities that have ended chronic homelessness:

  1. Lancaster City & County, PA
  2. Rockford, IL
  3. Bergen County, NJ
  4. Southwest Minnesota Continuum of Care