Where Veteran Homelessness Is Rising And Falling
Some states have had more success eliminating the problem than others, according to U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development data. While Connecticut, Delaware and Virginia have effectively ended it, solutions are harder to come by in states with high property prices such as California. The following infographic shows where the homeless veteran population has increases and decreases at state level over the past year. Nevada has seen the number of vets sleeping rough fall by almost 88 percent but Mississippi has experienced a 79 percent increase.
This chart shows the % change in the homeless veteran population by U.S. state from 2017 to 2018.