Abt Associates: Bold thinkers driving real-world impact
The number of people who experience homelessness remained stable in 2012, but has declined by 5.7 percent since 2007, according to Abt Associates research conducted for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Abt, which has conducted this study for a decade, analyzed point-in-time data on the number of homeless individuals and families throughout the U.S. to produce the annual estimates of homelessness.
Abt Associates is a mission-driven, global leader in research and program implementation in the fields of health, social and environmental policy, and international development. Known for its rigorous approach to solving complex challenges, Abt Associates is regularly ranked as one of the top 20 global research firms and one of the top 40 international development innovators. The company has multiple offices in the U.S. and program offices in more than 40 countries.