According to United States Interagency Council on homelessness, as of January 2019, Maryland had an estimated 6,561 experiencing homelessness on any given day, as reported by Continuums of Care to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Of that total, 603 were family households, 490 were Veterans, 290 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 1,295 were individuals experiencing chronic homelessness. Read more.
At the federal level, the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness and our member agencies have been focusing on two simultaneous strategies: improving data on youth homelessness, and building the capacity of communities to deliver effective services. Read more.
The National Network for Youth (NN4Y) has developed a Proposed System to End Youth and Young Adult Homelessness that encompasses all of the essential elements and principles of a coordinated national, state, and local response to youth homelessness. Read more