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Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR)  U.S.Housing and Urban Development
A HUD report to the U.S. Congress that provides nationwide estimates of homelessness, including information about the demographic characteristics of homeless persons, service use patterns, and the capacity to house homeless persons. Based on Homeless Management Information Systems (HMIS) data about persons who experience homelessness during a 12-month period, point-in-time counts of people experiencing homelessness on one day in January, and data about the inventory of shelter and housing available in a community.

HUD Continuum of Care Homeless Assistance Programs. Homeless Populations and Subpopulations
    ♦ CA-514 Fresno City & County/Madera County
       Reports also available for other areas in California, and other states.

United States Interagency Council of Homelessness  with state data, contacts, and tools for action.

California Interagency Council on Homelessness of the California Business, Consumer Services and Housing Agency