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Cityscape: Volume 25 Number 2 | Recent Reforms in Zoning | Veteran and Nonveteran Homelessness Rates: New Estimates


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Double Issue: Reentry Housing After Jail or Prison | Recent Reforms in Zoning

Volume 25 Number 2

Mark D. Shroder

Michelle P. Matuga

Veteran and Nonveteran Homelessness Rates: New Estimates

Brent D. Mast
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

When analyzing indicators of social problems, researchers usually measure the problems in terms of rates. Examples include poverty, unemployment, crime, and cancer rates. Researchers analyzing homelessness have also measured homelessness in terms of homelessness rates. For example, Mast (2020) analyzed homelessness rates for total homeless populations, and Nisar et al. (2020) analyzed homelessness rates for the unsheltered homeless.

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