What CausesFamily Homelessness?
Lack of affordable housing
Most prevalent cause
When a guardian leaves, so does income
Finding a job that earns enough to cover rent
Losing a job or hours, especially at minimum wage
Illness or injury that causes a guardian to miss work
Did You Know?
The average age of children in shelter is
6 years old and younger.
Many of the families who enter shelter have income.
They just can’t make ends meet.