Tuesday, May 5, 2015

HIV - AIDS UPDATE - STATS - HOUSING - LIVING HOMELESS AND SICK

CDC CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL - UNITED STATES - STATS

ENDHOMELESSNESS ORG - HOMELESSNESS AND HIV AIDS FACT SHEET

NATIONAL AIDS HOUSING ORG   PDF  detailed report

According to this site 1.1 Million people in the United States have HIV/AIDS and 145, 366 need housing.

HIV/AIDS Housing Need :  (This means the stats are of people who have HIV/AIDS)
A snapshot from across the country  AIDS housing need remains at crisis levels throughout the country. Many waiting are homeless or unstably housed and multiply diagnosed with mental health, substance abuse and other health challenges. A sample of NAHC members reveals the high unmet HIV/AIDS housing need in both cities and states:
 
Dallas, TX: 4,844 households with unmet housing subsidy need and 708 households on the housing waiting list.

Boston, Massachusetts: 915 people on the waitlist.

Florida: Section 8 voucher waiting lists are increasing and Ryan White Part A short term rental assistance is decreasing.

Honolulu, Hawaii: 52 people on the waitlist.

Chicago, Illinois: 10,257 households experiencing unmet need.

Iowa: 38 households reported as having unmet need.

New Orleans, Louisiana: 22,000 people on the Section 8 waiting list, which has not been open in 3 years.

New York, New York: 3,100 persons in need of housing assistance. Black men represent the largest percentage of the population experiencing housing need.

Portland, Maine: 99 individuals and families on the waitlist with an estimated wait time of 2 years.

El Paso, Texas: 111 people on the waiting list with many more people who don't add their name to the list feeling that it is a "hopeless situation."

San Francisco, CA: Housing is the #1 unmet need of the HIV population. There are at least 2,100 homeless LGBTQ San Franciscans.

 

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