FAQ’s About Homelessness

The most common events that lead to homelessness are "sudden illness, an injury from an accident, and losing one’s job" that leads to falling into debt, then eviction.

— Deborah K. Padgett, NYU Silver School of Social Work

41% of homeless men are veterans who have served our country fighting for our freedom and security. This is over 10% higher than the percentage of Americans who have served our country.

-Libby Perl, Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress

Black and Hispanic/Latinx populations are disproportionately affected by homelessness.

-Coalition for the Homeless, New York City

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