NEW LOCAL REPORT RELEASED

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Emergency Shelter System: Assessment of Capacity and Utilization was released in April 2019, providing the community with a comprehensive look at the overall emergency shelter system.

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Progress

See data and trends on community efforts around housing instability and homelessness

Data Snapshot

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Research

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SYSTEM PERFORMANCE MEASURES

Learn more about progress in Charlotte-Mecklenburg to end and prevent homelessness by checking out the latest System Performance Measures. The measures, when looked at together, provide the full picture of how effective the homeless services system is at making homelessness rare, brief and nonrecurring.

People experiencing homelessness on a given night in 2018

1668

Charlotte-Mecklenburg

Coordinated Entry Data

January 1 – March 31, 2018

2,124

Total 2-1-1 calls for housing assistance

1,908

Referrals to an in-person Coordinated Assessment

1,011

Households received an in-person Coordinated Assessment

337

Households per month received a Coordinated Assessment

Data Snapshot

Take a closer look at data from the Point-in-Time Count through this interactive section.

Housing Instability Data

Why Context is More Critical than Content: The Point-in-Time Count as a Part of the Whole

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Last week's Building Bridges blog post provided information about the numbers used to describe homelessness in Charlotte-Mecklenburg, including the Point-in-Time Count.The 2019 Point-in-Time Count numbers will be released in late summer as part of the 2019 State of Housing Instability & Homelessness Report. This week's blog post will cover the Point-in-Time Count in more detail, including why the numbers are reported with other data on housing and homelessness.

Research

Local, regional and national research on housing instability and homelessness

Learn more about homelessness, housing instability and affordable housing through local, regional national reports. In addition to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing Instability & Homelessness Report Series, find links to regional and national reports on housing and homelessness issues.

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