The report examines trends in homelessness, populations at risk of homelessness, and homelessness assistance in America.
Key national findings include, on a single night in January 2015, 564,708 people were experiencing homelessness.
In total, 33 states reported decreases in overall homelessness, while 16 states reported increases.
Despite a national decrease in un-sheltered homelessness, only 18 states reported decreases in the number of people living in un-sheltered locations, including the street, cars, and abandoned buildings.
The national rate of homelessness in 2015 fell to 17.7 homeless people per 10,000 people in the general population from 18.3 in 2014.
The rate of veteran homelessness continued its descent of the past several years to 24.8 homeless veterans per 10,000 veterans in the general population.
The majority of states had decreases in every major sub-population: family homelessness (33 states), chronically homeless individuals (31 states), and veteran homelessness (33 states).