Monday, January 4, 2016

Last year at least 56,000 college students identified as homeless By Rebecca Nathanson, Rolling Stone

Last year, more than 56,000 students identified as homeless on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, form. But the real number of homeless students is almost certainly higher: That number excludes those who cannot identify as homeless because they lack sufficient proof, such as verification from a shelter. It also does not include the unknown number of college students who intermittently experience housing insecurity but handle it on their own by couch surfing with friends or sleeping in their car or campus library, never telling a university official. http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/tens-of-thousands-of-college-students-have-nowhere-to-sleep-20151222

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