According to most recent estimates, there are approximetly 744,313 people are homeless on any given night. This chart shows the numbers of persons in which these people come from families, how many have atleast shelter, how chronic the situation is, and how many people are alone in their homelessness.
One of the major challenges facing veterans is homelessness. Of the 636,017 homeless people in the United States, 67,495 are veterans. Veterans are twice as likely to become chronically homeless as other Americans. This is due, in part, to veterans’ heightened risk of unemployment, foreclosure and poverty.