The following important information is from the National Alliance to End Homelessness.
Getting accurate counts of homeless people is a difficult but important process. The value of the counts goes beyond fulfilling a HUD requirement. Communities can use homeless counts to increase public awareness, attract resources that lead to the eradication of the problem, and help program administrators and policymakers to understand the needs of people who experience homelessness. This workshop highlighted effective count strategies for different types of communities.
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