Guilford County has close to 600 homeless individuals at a given point in time, according to the HUD-required 2019 Point-in-Time count estimate . Given the difficulties in accurately counting the homeless population, this is likely a significant underestimate of Greensboro’s homeless population and the true need for services to assist vulnerable populations. For example, in 2017, Guilford County Schools estimated that they had over 3,000 students experiencing homelessness. There is also a need to assist residents consistently living on the brink of homelessness . Greensboro has the highest eviction rate of large cities in North Carolina and the seventh highest eviction rate in the country. Since the beginning of the foreclosure crisis, Greensboro’s eviction rate has consistently been far above the rate of North Carolina. Finding housing after an eviction is challenging – studies show that only one in three households are able to find safe and quality housing following an eviction. Increasing the City’s capacity to collaborate with partners and services providers can help these residents access needed services, remain housed and avoid homelessness.