District of Columbia Homelessness Statistics

As of January 2018, District of Columbia had an estimated 6904 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, 924 were family households, 306 were Veterans, 318 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 1781 were individuals experiencing chronic homelessness.

Public school data reported to the U.S. Department of Education during the 2016-2017 school year shows that an estimated 0 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 0 students were unsheltered, 0 were in shelters, 0 were inhotels/motels, and 0 were doubled up.

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Homelessness Statistics for District of Columbia

  • Total Homeless Population

    6904

  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness

    924

  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

    306

  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

    1781

  • Unaccompanied Young Adults (Aged 18-24) Experiencing Homelessness

    318

  • Total Number of Homeless Students

    0

  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students

    180

  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered

    0

  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters

    0

  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels

    0

  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up

    0

Contact Info on Homelessness for District of Columbia

USICH Contact - Regional Coordinator

Joe Savage

(202) 494-1219

State Interagency Council

Kristy Greenwalt

(202) 724-1338

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State Homeless Education Coordinator
Housing and Urban Development Contacts