On one night in Pennsylvania this year, 14,415 men, women, and children either slept in an emergency or transitional housing program or on the street. This is a decrease from the 16,220 individuals counted on one night in 2007, as indicated in recently released “Point in Time” (PIT) data by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
A full report and analysis from the People’s Emergency Center (www.pec-cares.org) is availalbe for download below.
A second report from PEC examining the same 2007-2010 Point in Time data indicates that the number of Pennsylvania families who experienced homelessness on a single night decreased 9.7% between 2007 and 2010: from 2,651 to 2,393.1 The finding is contained in recently released national Point in Time (PIT) data from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.
The report from PEC on family Point in Time data is also available below.