1 in 6 Older Black People Have Been Homeless at Some Point in Their Life, Study Finds

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Oct 9, 2018
Jeff Stein for The Washington Post
About 6 percent of baby boomers and 17 percent of African American baby boomers have been homeless at some point in their lives, according to the first national study in decades to look at lifetime homeless rates. The study, released last month, suggests older black Americans are about three times more likely to experience homelessness than white Americans.