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2017 Utah Housing Matters Conference Recap:
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In our culture, we often shy away from the topic of death. But, where would you turn if your were homeless and dying? Up until two and a half years ago, there was no solution, and an average of 50 homeless people died on our community’s streets annually.
In August 2015, The INN Between opened their 16-bed hospice home, providing a place where homeless men and women can live out their final days, weeks or months with dignity, safety, and comfort, and with access to professional hospice care–a home-based service that cannot be delivered on the streets or in shelters. Read More
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
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