May 18, 2018 |
Point in Time Count a snapshot of Wichita’s homeless population
United Way of the Plains Continuum of Care (CoC) recently released the results of the Point in Time (PIT) Homeless Count conducted in late January. The count showed two fewer people than last year, with 573 people reported as homeless.
The PIT is required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) by nearly 500 CoC groups around the country. The information is used to track progress toward the goal of ending homelessness and to inform Congress about the number of people experiencing homelessness in the U.S. and the effectiveness of HUD’s programs and policies in decreasing those numbers.Read more »