Below are links to resources and information on homelessness. Among these reports, you will find national and local statistics, explanations of root causes of homelessness, and developments in prevention and support.  These resources are useful in summarizing the facts available, but do not wholly represent the homeless population in our city or country. 

Why are people homeless?

Boston's Way Home: The City of Boston's action plan to end veteran and chronic homelessness in Boston.

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development: 2018 Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) to Congress -Part 1 - DECEMBER 2018

The Boston Foundation:  The Growing Challenge of Family Homelessness
Homeless Assistance for Families in Massachusetts: Trends in Use FY2008-FY2016

Services and shelter in Boston

Housing First Approach

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