Fusaro, Levy and Shaefer examine racial/ethnic disparities in the lifetime prevalence of homelessness
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In a forthcoming article in Demography, the authors estimated the lifetime prevalence of homelessness among Baby Boom cohort using the Health and Retirement Study. The results showed 6.2 % of respondents experienced homelessness at some point in their lives. Rates of homelessness were higher for non-Hispanic blacks or Hispanics than for non-Hispanic whites.
More Media Coverage:
"1 in 6 older black people have been homeless at some point in their life, study finds" - Washington Post. 10/10/2018.