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New York Homelessness Statistics

As of January 2018, New York had an estimated 91897 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, 16368 were family households, 1224 were Veterans, 2941 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 7195 were individuals experiencing chronic homelessness.

Public school data reported to the U.S. Department of Education during the 2017-2018 school year shows that an estimated public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, students were unsheltered, were in shelters, were inhotels/motels, and were doubled up.

Use our map to compare New York homeless statistics with other states and filter statistics by the data source. You can also find contact information for each state under the map.

If you are experiencing homelessness, please contact the Continuum of Care in your local area for assistance.

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Homelessness Statistics for New York

  • Total Homeless Population

    91897

  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness

    16368

  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

    1224

  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

    7195

  • Unaccompanied Young Adults (Aged 18-24) Experiencing Homelessness

    2941

  • Total Number of Homeless Students

  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students

  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered

  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters

  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels

  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up

Contact Info on Homelessness for New York

USICH Contact - Regional Coordinator

Robert Pulster

(202) 754-1584

State Interagency Council

Linda Glassman

State Homeless Education Coordinator
Housing and Urban Development Contacts