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Matthew Desmond, the 2016 UHC Keynote Speaker, discusses his research on eviction patterns in Milwaukee and explains eviction’s connection to America’s affordable-housing crisis. Quotations from this interview are included in Chapter 10 of "You May Ask Yourself, 4th edition."
As a member of the Utah Housing Coalition, you belong to an organization that encompasses the affordable housing spectrum.
By the end of 2016, Community Rebuilds will have build a total of 23 homes and educated 180 students in rural communities of Utah, Colorado and Arizona since their start in 2010. Of those 23 homes, seven of them have been built in 2016, one of which being the first duplex — a three story building built at over 9,000 ft in elevation in Mount Crested Butte, CO. Read More
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On a single night in 2016, 549,928 people were experiencing homelessness in the United States. A majority (68%) was staying in emergency shelters, transitional housing programs, or safe havens, and 32 percent were in unsheltered locations. The number of veterans experiencing homelessness increased in seven states between 2009 and 2016. The largest absolute increases were in Hawaii (171 more veterans), Utah (169) South Carolina (109), and Oregon (64). The largest percentage increases were in Utah (102%), Vermont (80%), Hawaii (34%), and Maine (19%). Read the full report