Featured Report:
Annual Summary of Service and Shelter Use, 2016


The Institute for Community Alliances produces an annual analysis of homelessness in Iowa, and across Iowa's communities.

This year's report is available as a webpage and as a downloadable PDF file..

Key Findings:

  • 11,890 persons experiencing homelessness were served by I-COUNT (HMIS) agencies in 2016. This number has been trending downward.
  • The relationship among Iowa's Continuum of Care is described and special attention is paid to where homeless Iowans lived before they became homeless.
  • Demographics of Iowans experiencing homelessness is fully explored.
  • Sankey diagrams explain the common paths through homelessness and the likelihood of episodes extending beyond a single year is examined..

Read the report as a webpage
download the report as a pdf



The Institute for Community Alliances has compiled a report on homelessness in Wisconsin in 2016. The goal of this report is to serve as an overview of homelessness in Wisconsin and to provide recommendations moving forward in the effort to end homelessness statewide.


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