COVID’s impact on the homeless is largely unknown

August 25, 2020

No one knows how many homeless people have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, not even the nation’s homelessness czar. One man in New York City describes his pandemic plight.

In July, the nation’s homelessness czar told Congress that COVID-19’s impact on the homeless had been far less than expected. But the Howard Center found that data on homeless deaths for the most part doesn’t exist. (Austin Fast/The Howard Center)