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Families are Homeless

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88% of families seeking shelter were single mothers. (From CCM - 2016)
56% of our homeless are in families. *
40% of renters are in housing crisis. *
36% of our homeless are children. *
17% of our homeless are unsheltered. *

* from January 2017 Point In Time Count - Cabarrus County

Who is homeless

One and two-parent families make up the majority of our homeless, but there are at least 5 other homeless populations in Cabarrus County:

  1.  Single women

  2. Chronically homeless
  3. Young adults aging out of foster careyoung adults
  4. Adults needing residential rehabilitation

  5. Previously incarcerated individuals    jail

In a March 2017 survey, CCM Logo found these statistics in Cabarrus County:apartment
Fair market rent for a 1 bedroom apartment is $600.
Fair market rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $740.
Fair market rent for a 3 bedroom apartment is $914.
Affordable Tax Credit Housing Available - 2 bedroom is $685 (92% of Fair market rent).
In order to afford a 2 bedroom "Affordable" rent, a single mother would need to make $34,400 ($16.50/hour).costs