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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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

First Ever Assessment Released On Emergency Shelter In Charlotte-Mecklenburg

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This week, “The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Emergency Shelter System: Assessment of Capacity and Utilization” was released, providing the community with a comprehensive look at the overall emergency shelter system. The assessment was completed by Mecklenburg County Community Support Services in partnership with United Way of Central Carolinas.This blog post will provide an overview of the assessment, its key points, the context behind it and what the assessment can mean for Charlotte-Mecklenburg.

A New Approach To Affordable Housing: The Lotus Campaign

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The Lotus Campaign (Lotus) was launched in late July 2018.  Lotus has as its goal increasing the availability of housing for people experiencing homelessness by engaging the private, for-profit real estate and investment communities.  Lotus’ market-based approach has three components: incent, invest and advise. This blog post is the first in a three-part series about the Lotus Campaign and this affordable housing approach driven by private philanthropy and the desire to give back.

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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