Homelessness in the Nation’s Capital

While The number of people experiencing homelessness in the District of Columbia has decreased nearly 20 percent; On any given night there are 5,111 homeless persons in the District of Columbia:

  •  681 unsheltered persons (i.e. persons “on the street”);
  • 3,352 persons in Emergency Shelters; and
  • 1,078 persons in Transitional Housing facilities