Homelessness in Minnesota
Through its triennial statewide study and ongoing shelter system use reports, Wilder Research provides the most current and comprehensive information and on homelessness in Minnesota.
Since 1991, Wilder Research has conducted a triennial statewide study of homlessness to better understand the prevalence, causes, circumstances and effects of homelessness, and to promote efforts toward permanent, affordable housing for all Minnesotans.The study includes counts and estimates of the number of people who are homeless, and a survey of homeless people. Visit the website now: mnhomeless.org
Homeless Services Use Reports
HMIS (Homeless Management Information System) is managed by Wilder Research in Minnesota. HMIS continuously collects information from organizations providing services ranging from prevention and emergency shelters to transitional and permanent supportive housing to provide a better understanding of service capacity, patterns of use and outcomes, and demographics of who is using what type of services.