New York Homelessness Statistics
As of January 2020, New York had an estimated 91271 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, 15151 were family households, 1251 were Veterans, 3072 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 7515 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 148485 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 5460 students were unsheltered, 40822 were in shelters, 2989 were inhotels/motels, and 99034 were doubled up.
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If you are experiencing homelessness, please contact the Continuum of Care in your local area for assistance.