Alexandria Brief: Snapshot of Homelessness

Alexandria Brief: Snapshot of Homelessness

The 2016 Annual Point-in-Time Count revealed 224 persons experiencing homelessness (i.e., unsheltered and in temporary shelter made available by homeless services providers) in the City of Alexandria:

  • 28 households with adults and children (31 adults and 64 children)

  • 129 singles (97 men and 32 women)

  • 12 unsheltered singles (9 men and 3 women)

  • 47 Chronically Homeless Singles

  • 5 veterans

The total number of persons identified as experiencing homelessness during the 2016 Count decreased by 16 percent from 2015.

The Partnership to Prevent and End Homelessness in the City of Alexandria, a public-private collaborative that serves as the local Continuum of Care, conducted the city’s 2016 PIT Count on Thursday, Jan. 28.