The Institute for Wishful Thinking

The Institute for Wishful Thinking

Vicky Virgin from BFAMFAPhD

Maureen Connor and Tommy Mintz from the Institute for Wishful Thinking

 

People Sleeping in Municipal Homeless Shelters NYC, 1983-2019

 

2022

Digital print, 48” x 100”

 

Figures reflect the average nightly census taken in December of each year. These data only represent the number of people in shelters overseen by the Department of Homeless Services and Department of Housing Preservation and Development and do not include other municipal shelters or private shelter operator data.   

Compiled by Coalition for the Homeless

Source: NYC Department of Homeless Services, Human Resources Administration, and Department of Housing Preservation and Development

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