Rural Homelessness Counts

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National Alliance to End Homelessness

Solutions Brief | October 24, 2008

Files: Rural Homelessness Counts (PDF | 38 KB | 7 pages) Unsheltered Homeless People--Deciding How to Count (PDF | 39 KB | 5 pages)

This document includes a discussion addressing: point-in-time count methods, challenges, and best practices; an outline of South Carolina’s approach; a sampling/extrapolation strategy from Georgia; and a tool to help communities choose the best approach based on local considerations.