By Thomas Dwyer In examining the ratio of continuums of care in a state to its respective rate of homelessness, there are several trends that can be seen in data gathered from fifty states and Washington D.C. Continuums of Care (CoCs) are crucial to helping former homeless Americans get out of that situation and stay … More Does the number of continuums of care by state affect rates of homelessness?
By Marialuisa Rincon Melinda Martinez knew she had to move out as soon as possible when her house in Sharpstown was burglarized last summer. A resident of the southwest Houston neighborhood since 1986, Martinez said she has noticed a sharp uptick in crime in the area since the 1990s. “I moved here because it was … More Crime on the rise: Sharpstown in focus
By Jilliane Velazco Link to interactive Tableau Visualizations: https://public.tableau.com/views/HomelessnessUnemployment/UnemploymentandHomelessnessintheUS?:embed=y&:display_count=yes Homelessness and unemployment shift every year, but do they correlate in the United States? We will view the top five states in these population, and analyze their trends over a course of four years of gathered data. Between the years of 2011 and 2014, there … More Unemployment and Homelessness