Due to the lapse in Congressional Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2019, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is closed. This website is supported by a cooperative agreement funded under a prior appropriation. Current functions will remain operational but no new functions will be added during the lapse in appropriations. For more information, see HUD Contingency Plan for Possible Lapse in Appropriations.
Homelessness assistance programs provide funding to States and local governments and nonprofit providers to serve individuals and families across the United States who are affected by homelessness. Select among the tabs below to learn more about specific programs; application, data collection, and reporting systems; national, state, and local data and reports; and the populations affected by homelessness.
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What are HUD Homeless Programs Doing In Your Area?
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HUD Reports Homelessness Unchanged in U.S. in 2018 with Notable Declines among Veterans and Families with Children
HUD’s 2018 AHAR found that persons experiencing homelessness on a single night in 2018 increased 0.3 percent since last year. Meanwhile, homelessness among veterans fell 5.4 percent and homelessness experienced by families with children declined 2.7 percent nationwide. Read more about the key findings of the 2018 AHAR.