Home Illinois Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness (pdf)
Home Illinois, Illinois' Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness, sets the foundational vision to ending homelessness in the state. Through both established and new innovative strategies, Illinois residents, community agencies and state government will work together to prevent entries into shelter. When literal homelessness does occur, the experience will be brief and one-time.
This report relies on demographic data from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Point-in-Time (PIT) Count on literally homeless households and Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) data on students experiencing homelessness. Since 2016, the total number of people experiencing homelessness has hovered around 10,500, and chronic homelessness has increased both in number and percentage.
Annual.Report.Home.Illinois.12.01.22 D2 (pdf)
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