Homelessness Statistics for Alger, MI

, Michigan

Total Homeless persons in Alger County Michigan in 2019

53

There are an estimated 53 homeless individuals in Alger County Michigan. That is a -24% change from 2018.

The homelessness statistics listed are collected from HUD and from the Homeless Shelter Directory database for 2019

Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered individuals in families

23

There are 23 in Alger that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

0

There are 0 in Alger that - together with other family members - are unsheltered
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered individuals

30

There are 23 in Alger that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

0

There are 23 in Alger that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

8

There are 8 in Alger that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

0

There are 0 in Alger that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Total Homeless families in Alger County Michigan in 2019

8

There are an estimated 53 homeless individuals in Alger County Michigan. That is a -24% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Alger County Michigan

Total Chronic Homeless in Alger County Michigan

2

There are -2 less homeless individuals in Alger County Michigan than in 2018. That is a -50% drop .

What is Chronic Homeless?

Chronic homelessness refers to people who have found themselves experiencing homelessness repeatedly and is often accompanied with mental ilness or substance abuse.

Chronically homeless individuals have been on the streets for a long time, potentially years.

Sheltered Chronic

Sheltered chronic

2

There are 8 in Alger that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

0

There are 0 in Alger that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Veteran Homelessness in Alger County Michigan

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

0

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

0

Total Veteran Homeless

0

There are more homeless individuals in Alger County Michigan than in 2018. That is a % increase.

Youth Homelessness in Alger County Michigan

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

1

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

0

Total Homeless Youth

1

There are -3 more homeless youths in Alger County Michigan than in 2018. That is a -75% drop .

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Alger County Michigan

97

This figure represents the total number of beds available in all categories of Housing.

Total number of shelters in Alger County Michigan

0

What are Emergency Shelters?

Emergency Shelters are places where the homeless can find a safe place to stay in case of sudden loss of housing. There are about 24 emergency shelter beds in Alger County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 19 Transitional Housing beds in Alger County.

What is Permanent Supportive Housing?

Permanent Supportive Housing is a long-term housing service for the elderly or vulnurable population struggling to stay above the poverty line. There are about 37 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Alger County.

What is Rapid Re-Housing?

Rapid re-housing is a short-term rental assistance service with the purpose of helping people obtain housing quickly, increase self- sufficiency, and stay housed. There are about 17 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Alger County.

Alger County, Michigan Homeless Shelters and Services

There are no listing located within the city limits.

Point-In-Time Count Summary

Total Homeless Total Families Total Chronic Total Veterans Total Youth
2015
SI*
UI*
IFS*
UIF*
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
40
2
37
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


13
0


4
2


10
1


6
1
2015 Total 79 13 6 11 7
2016
SI*
UI*
IFS*
UIF*
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
24
2
44
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


15
0


0
1


2
0


7
0
2016 Total 70 15 1 2 7
2017
SI*
UI*
IFS*
UIF*
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
31
3
50
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


16
0


4
0


1
0


4
0
2017 Total 84 16 4 1 4
2018
SI*
UI*
IFS*
UIF*
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
25
9
36
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


12
0


3
1


1
0


3
1
2018 Total 70 12 4 1 4
2019
SI*
UI*
IFS*
UIF*
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
30
0
23
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


8
0


2
0


0
0


1
0
2019 Total 53 8 2 0 1
*Key
  • SI: Individuals in shelters
  • UI: Unsheltered individuals
  • IFS: Individuals in families shelters
  • UIF : Unsheltered individuals in families
  • S: Sheltered
  • H: Homeless

Homelessness Behavioral and Performance Statistics

Avg days* Average Length of Time Homeless (days) Average Length of Time Homeless (days) Average Length of Time Homeless (days) Return rate* Rate People Return to Homelessness in 6 Months Rate People Return to Homelessness in 6 Months Rate People Return to Homelessness in 6 Months 1st time* Number of People who are Homeless for the First Time Number of People who are Homeless for the First Time Number of People who are Homeless for the First Time Temp 2 Perm* Rate People Exit from ES, SH, TH, and RRH to PH Rate People Exit from ES, SH, TH, and RRH to PH Rate People Exit from ES, SH, TH, and RRH to PH Supp 2 Perm* Rate People in PSH and OPH Retain or Exit to PH Rate People in PSH and OPH Retain or Exit to PH Rate People in PSH and OPH Retain or Exit to PH
2015 78 0.0% 235 69.7% 100.0%
2016 56 7.7% 218 70.9% 90.0%
2017 60 5.7% 278 60.9% 82.9%
2018 60 9.9% 218 67.9% 90.2%
2019 80 5.7% 178 61.7% 100.0%
*Key
  • Avg days: Average Length of Time Homeless (days)
  • Return rate: Rate People Return to Homelessness in 6 Months
  • 1st time: Number of People who are Homeless for the First Time
  • Temp 2 Perm : Rate People Exit from Emergency Shelters, Supportive Housing, Transitional Housing, and Rapid Re-housing to Permanent Housing
  • Supportive 2 Perm: Rate People in Permanent Supportive Housing and Other Permanent Housing Retain or Exit to Permanent Housing

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