Homelessness Statistics for Rensselaer, NY

, New York

Total Homeless persons in Rensselaer County New York in 2019

199

There are an estimated 199 homeless individuals in Rensselaer County New York. That is a 12% 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

83

There are 83 in Rensselaer that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

0

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

Sheltered individuals

106

There are 83 in Rensselaer that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

10

There are 83 in Rensselaer that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

26

There are 26 in Rensselaer that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

0

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

Total Homeless families in Rensselaer County New York in 2019

26

There are an estimated 199 homeless individuals in Rensselaer County New York. That is a 12% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Rensselaer County New York

Total Chronic Homeless in Rensselaer County New York

9

There are 2 more homeless individuals in Rensselaer County New York than in 2018. That is a 29% increase.

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

4

There are 26 in Rensselaer that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

5

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

Veteran Homelessness in Rensselaer County New York

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

5

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

0

Total Veteran Homeless

5

There are more homeless individuals in Rensselaer County New York than in 2018. That is a % increase.

Youth Homelessness in Rensselaer County New York

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

11

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

3

Total Homeless Youth

14

There are 4 more homeless youths in Rensselaer County New York than in 2018. That is a 40% increase.

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Rensselaer County New York

1,029

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

Total number of shelters in Rensselaer County New York

2

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 116 emergency shelter beds in Rensselaer County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 25 Transitional Housing beds in Rensselaer 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 670 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Rensselaer 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 218 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Rensselaer County.

Rensselaer, New York Homeless Shelters and Services

2 Listings in city

Unity House of Troy

Unity House of Troy

Troy, NY

    Family and Neighborhood Resource Center    The Family and Neighborhood Resource Center is a collection of programs dedicated to improve the quality of lif [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 11, 2020
Joseph's House and Shelter

Joseph's House and Shelter

Troy, NY

Joseph's House and Shelter, Inc. is a Troy community-based, not for profit corporation whose purpose is to prevent and alleviate homelessness. Our programs offer emergency shelter, perman [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Oct 17, 2016

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
70
42
77
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


26
0


18
19


9
1


20
4
2015 Total 189 26 37 10 24
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
73
12
94
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


34
0


12
1


3
0


19
1
2016 Total 179 34 13 3 20
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
83
19
92
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


30
0


9
1


6
2


20
2
2017 Total 194 30 10 8 22
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
94
6
78
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


26
0


1
6


1
0


10
0
2018 Total 178 26 7 1 10
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
106
10
83
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


26
0


4
5


5
0


11
3
2019 Total 199 26 9 5 14
*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 45 5.6% 687 57.1% 89.5%
2016 45 5.6% 677 51.6% 92.3%
2017 42 7.3% 811 49.4% 94.3%
2018 44 7.4% 795 44.7% 93.5%
2019 52 6.2% 844 46.9% 95.4%
*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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