Homelessness Statistics for Multnomah, OR

, Oregon

Total Homeless persons in Multnomah County Oregon in 2019

4,015

There are an estimated 4,015 homeless individuals in Multnomah County Oregon. That is a -0% 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

305

There are 305 in Multnomah that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

12

There are 12 in Multnomah that - together with other family members - are unsheltered
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered individuals

1673

There are 305 in Multnomah that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

2025

There are 305 in Multnomah that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

94

There are 94 in Multnomah that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

6

There are 6 in Multnomah that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Total Homeless families in Multnomah County Oregon in 2019

100

There are an estimated 4,015 homeless individuals in Multnomah County Oregon. That is a -0% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Multnomah County Oregon

Total Chronic Homeless in Multnomah County Oregon

1763

There are 451 more homeless individuals in Multnomah County Oregon than in 2018. That is a 34% 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

409

There are 94 in Multnomah that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

1354

There are 6 in Multnomah that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Veteran Homelessness in Multnomah County Oregon

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

243

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

230

Total Veteran Homeless

473

There are more homeless individuals in Multnomah County Oregon than in 2018. That is a % increase.

Youth Homelessness in Multnomah County Oregon

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

137

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

131

Total Homeless Youth

268

There are -46 more homeless youths in Multnomah County Oregon than in 2018. That is a -15% drop .

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Multnomah County Oregon

9,440

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

Total number of shelters in Multnomah County Oregon

12

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 1606 emergency shelter beds in Multnomah County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 617 Transitional Housing beds in Multnomah 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 4942 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Multnomah 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 2275 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Multnomah County.

Multnomah County, Oregon Homeless Shelters and Services

12 Homeless Shelter Listings in Multnomah County

Bradley Angle House

Bradley Angle House

Portland, OR

The mission of Bradley Angle is to offer survivors of domestic and sexual violence options for safety, empowerment, healing and hope, while collaborating with our communities to create social change. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Dec 9, 2016
City Team Ministries

City Team Ministries

Portland, OR

In Portland, CityTeam Ministries is carrying on the work that the Peniel Mission began, providing hot meals, safe shelter, showers, clean clothing, recovery programs and other essential care to this c [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Dec 27, 2010
Family Village Shelter

Family Village Shelter

Portland, OR

The umbrella organization is Portland Homeless Family Solutions.Eligibility:Families who are currently experiencing homelessness with children under 18 in their care. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Sep 9, 2021
My Father's House Community Shelter

My Father's House Community Shelter

Gresham, OR

If you are homeless or know someone who is, please call 503-492-3046 x231 and we'll do all we can to help you.My Father's House Community Shelter is a family shelter located in East Multno [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jul 5, 2017
Portland Rescue Mission

Portland Rescue Mission

Portland, OR

Services: Food: We serve hot, nutritious meals -- up to 700 a day, 365 days a year. Shelter: Up to 120 men have short-term shelter with us each night. Clothing a [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Dec 27, 2010
SAFES at Fairbridge - Salvation Army Female Emergency Shelter

SAFES at Fairbridge - Salvation Army Female Emergency Shelter

Portland, OR

Hours of operation:- Dormitory (residents only) open 6pm to 8am- Day shelter open 7am to 11pm BASIC SERVICES and SUPPORT:emergency sheltershowers & restrooms [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 21, 2017
Transition Projects (TPI) Day Center

Transition Projects (TPI) Day Center

Portland, OR

HoursOpen 7 days a week from 8:00 AM - 4:00 PMTransition Projects provides services and programs to help people end their homelessness, transition to housing and maintain their housi [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jul 31, 2020
VETS (Veterans Emergency Transitional Shelter)

VETS (Veterans Emergency Transitional Shelter)

Portland, OR

Short-term case management and transitional housing for veterans. Accepts men, women, and families for up to 9 months for veterans that qualify with TB card. Informational meeting every Wednesday at [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Dec 27, 2010
United States Mission

United States Mission

Portland, OR

Transitional housing for homeless men. ur purpose is to provide our residents with a long term clean and sober home with quality meals and a self-help work program that provides each person with the o [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 9, 2016
Daybreak Shelter Portland

Daybreak Shelter Portland

Portland, OR

At this office: Anti-Poverty Classes, Energy Assistance, Employment Programs, Family Advocacy, Administrative Offices. The Daybreak Shelter Network is a unique collaboration between Hu [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 30, 2015
Rose Haven Day Shelter for Women and Children

Rose Haven Day Shelter for Women and Children

Portland, OR

Rose Haven is a day shelter and community center serving women and children of all ages, regardless of need.  We have an open door policy, and accept any woman in any condition who needs our help [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Nov 4, 2019
Salvation Army Female Emergency Shelter

Salvation Army Female Emergency Shelter

Portland, OR

SAFES is a female shelter with dorm beds that are accessible via a waitlist, mats that are available on a first come first serve basis, and day services available from 9am - 8pm daily. Th [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Aug 2, 2017

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
1403
1729
511
158


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


171
47


132
837


221
196


129
136
2015 Total 3,801 218 969 417 265
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
1480
1729
547
158


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


179
47


163
837


224
196


148
136
2016 Total 3,914 226 1,000 420 284
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
1929
1591
580
77


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


188
28


339
901


262
183


172
132
2017 Total 4,177 216 1,240 445 304
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
1803
1591
548
77


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


165
28


411
901


265
183


182
132
2018 Total 4,019 193 1,312 448 314
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
1673
2025
305
12


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


94
6


409
1354


243
230


137
131
2019 Total 4,015 100 1,763 473 268
*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 96 9.7% 6471 45.5% 91.5%
2016 88 8.6% 8070 41.1% 95.1%
2017 92 8.0% 8949 38.8% 95.3%
2018 114 10.9% 6435 50.0% 96.5%
2019 129 9.7% 5739 50.9% 96.3%
*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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