North Carolina Coalition to End Homelessness

Homelessness in the North Carolina Resident Offender Population

A recurrent theme in many state and local plans to end homelessness is an acknowledgment that increased focus on the housing needs of ex-offenders is required if community goals are to be met.  Data in this report shows that 7% of those entering a correctional facility in NC meet the definition of homeless, while 23% of those exiting the system report that they will exit into federally defined homelessness.  Implications and the need for future research are addressed.
 
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