District of Columbia Homelessness Statistics
As of January 2019, District of Columbia had an estimated 6521 experiencing homelessness on any given day, as reported by Continuums of Care to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Of that Total, 815 were family households, 297 were Veterans, 271 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 1688 were individuals experiencing chronic homelessness.
Public school data reported to the U.S. Department of Education during the 2017-2018 school year shows that an estimated 7445 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 118 students were unsheltered, 1834 were in shelters, 397 were inhotels/motels, and 4962 were doubled up.
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If you are experiencing homelessness, please contact the Continuum of Care in your local area for assistance.