Ethnic minorities ‘more likely to be homeless in US’ – Fed study

Point-in-time data shows Black and Native American citizens disproportionately affected

Minneapolis Fed at night
The Minneapolis Fed at night
Michael Hicks

Black and Native American citizens are more likely to be homeless than any other racial group in the US, according to research from the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. 

The study also found that men and military veterans were disproportionately represented in the country’s homeless population. 

“Homeless people are less likely to be women or under the age of 18,” say authors Andrew Goodman-Bacon and Lisa Camner McKay. “The total homeless population increased by about 70,000 people between

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