Tag Archives: homelessness

Homelessness Increases

There were 58,000 families with children experiencing homelessness on a single night in 2017 By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog (December 7, 2017) WASHINGTON – There is a great deal of variation in the data in different parts of the country, however, and many places continue to see reductions in homelessness. Thirty (30) states and the District […]

Homeless Population Increases as Rents Rise

Portland and Seattle have declared states of emergency in response to the number of people experiencing homelessness By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog (PORTLAND, Aug. 3, 2017/Zillow®/) Rising rents urban areas are creating crisis levels of homelessness that will continue or accelerate as rents rise, Zillow® research has found. The connection between homelessness and increasing rents is especially strong […]

HUD Awards $1.6 Billion to Fight Homelessness

“A safe, stable home is the foundation for opportunity in all of our lives” By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog (March 9, 2016) – HUD has announced the awarding of $1.6 billion in grants to distribute to local programs to end homelessness across the United States. “A safe, stable home is the foundation for opportunity in all of […]