The flowing information is from the National Alliance to End Homelessness.
The number of people who experience rural homelessness is unknown, but the last national count of homeless people found that 9 percent live in rural areas. The same structural factors that contribute to urban homelessness â€” lack of affordable housing and inadequate incomeâ€”also lead to rural homelessness. One of the most important strategies in ending rural homelessness is prevention.
To read the full Fact Checker: on Rural Homelessness click here.