Impact of Demographic Change on Homeless Population

In an interview inĀ Governing, Barbara Ritter, project director of Michigan's Homeless Management Information System, summarized trends in the characteristics of the homeless population in Michigan. These patterns are not unique to Michigan and reflect broader demographic and economic trends--population aging, the sluggish post-recession economy, and increases in PTSD and traumatic brain injury among returning veteran populations--occurring nationwide. Her experiences highlight patterns that may have significant impacts on service providers in the coming years: There are…

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