Virginia Homelessness Statistics

As of January 2018, Virginia had an estimated 5975 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, 660 were family households, 485 were Veterans, 286 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 897 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 18577 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 242 students were unsheltered, 2161 were in shelters, 2749 were inhotels/motels, and 13425 were doubled up.

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If you are experiencing homelessness, please contact the Continuum of Care in your local area for assistance.

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Homelessness Statistics for Virginia

  • Total Homeless Population

    5975

  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness

    660

  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

    485

  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

    897

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

    286

  • Total Number of Homeless Students

    18577

  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students

    2879

  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered

    242

  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters

    2161

  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels

    2749

  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up

    13425

Contact Info on Homelessness for Virginia

USICH Contact - Regional Coordinator

Joe Savage

(202) 494-1219

State Interagency Council

Pamela Kestner

(804) 225-3048

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State Homeless Education Coordinator
Housing and Urban Development Contacts
Veterans Affairs Contacts