Louisiana Homelessness Statistics
As of January 2020, Louisiana had an estimated 3173 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, 182 were family households, 378 were Veterans, 246 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 437 were individuals experiencing chronic homelessness.
Public school data reported to the U.S. Department of Education during the 2018-2019 school year shows that an estimated 17330 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 373 students were unsheltered, 1399 were in shelters, 715 were inhotels/motels, and 14843 were doubled up.
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If you are experiencing homelessness, please contact the Continuum of Care in your local area for assistance.