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Homelessness in NC

Who is Homeless

10-Year Plans to End Homelessness

Interagency Council for Coordinating Homeless Programs (ICCHP)

Emergency Shelter Grants

Continuum of Care - U.S. HUD Funding

Publications and Reports



The goal of the federal SOAR Initiative is to improve the rates of successful Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) application for eligible people who are homeless.

Nationally, 37 percent of all applications for SSI/SSDI are approved upon first application. For people who are homeless, initial SSI/SSDI application approval drops to just 15 percent.

When homeless people apply for SSI/SSDI through the SOAR Initiative, initial application approval is greatly increased an astounding 93 percent of persons thought to be eligible are approved within 3 months..

To learn more about SOAR contact The N.C. Coalition to End Homelessness

SOAR Outcome Data

Last Modified: January 28, 2011