Seeking shelter: Industry demand is expected to slow as the economy recovers

Despite the decreasing homeless population, the sheltered homeless population has remained largely unchanged over the past five years, keeping demand high for industry services. However, in the next five years, as the economy continues to recover, the unemployment and poverty rates are expected to fall, leading to more Americans finding permanent housing. Although this will decrease demand for industry services, the United States is far from erasing the need for homeless shelters. As a result, industry revenue will grow slightly...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$12bn
Annual Growth 12-17
0.8%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
139,703
Businesses
13,100
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry
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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Although demand will slightly decrease, the United States is far from erasing the need for homeless shelters
  • Because this is a social-assistance industry, performance is somewhat countercyclical
  • The rate of unemployment, poverty and home vacancies are projected to increase, supporting demand
  • Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

    The US government has a long history of providing a safety net for the economic disruptions of its citizens by taking responsibility for providing minimum levels of education, food, shelter, safety and protection. The provision of stable, affordable housing helps build the foundation for constructive social interaction, such as improved employment opportunities, independence, self-esteem and physical safety. The US government currently provides funding for federal housing initiatives and combat homelessness; the Department of Housing and Urban Development funds for federal, state and local housing and homeless assistance programs that make up the majority of industry players. As ...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Community Housing & Homeless Shelters Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Community Housing & Homeless Shelters Industry are

  • Ability to provide goods/services in diverse locations
  • Access to secure revenue
  • Ability to alter goods and services produced in favor of market conditions
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Federal funding for social services and National unemployment rate in the Community Housing & Homeless Shelters industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Community Housing & Homeless Shelters Industry?

    This industry provides a variety of community housing services, including short-term emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault or child abuse; temporary residential shelter for the homeless, runaway youths and parents and families caught in medical crises; transitional housing and assisted living for low-income individuals and families; and volunteer construction or repair of low-cost housing.

    Industry Products
  • Temporary and Emergency shelters
  • Permanent Supportive Housing
  • Transitional housing
  • Construction and repairs
  • Other shelter options
  • Industry Activities
  • Short-term emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault or child abuse
  • Temporary residential shelter for homeless, runaway youths and families caught in medical crises
  • Transitional and assisted housing for low-income individuals and families
  • Volunteer construction or repair of low-cost housing
  • Repair of homes for elderly or disabled homeowners
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Federal funding for social services
  • National unemployment rate
  • Poverty rate
  • Per capita disposable income

  • Current Performance
  • Countercyclical
  • Performance factors
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Solving the problem
  • Industry trends
  • Table: Community Housing & Homeless Shelters Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Community Housing & Homeless Shelters Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Civic, Social & Youth Organizations
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Beef & Pork Wholesaling
  • Construction
  • Egg & Poultry Wholesaling
  • Frozen Food Wholesaling
  • Law Firms
  • Public Administration
  • Real Estate and Rental and Leasing

  • Products & Services
  • Permanent Supportive Housing
  • Temporary and Emergency shelters
  • Transitional housing
  • Construction and repairs
  • Other shelter options
  • Chart: Community Housing & Homeless Shelters Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Homelessness
  • Labor market
  • Poverty
  • Public policy
  • Disasters

  • Major Markets
  • Low-income individuals and families
  • Individuals (nonchronic) homeless
  • Homeless families
  • Veterans
  • Unaccompanied homeless youth and children
  • Chronic Homeless
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Community Housing & Homeless Shelters Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    RentWagesDepreciationMarketing, purchases and other expenses
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Community Housing & Homeless Shelters

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal
  • External

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Community Housing & Homeless Shelters Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Community Housing & Homeless Shelters Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Community Housing & Homeless Shelters Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Federal funding for social programs (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Chronic Homeless
  • An unaccompanied homeless individual with a disabling condition who has been continuously homeless for a year or more, or has had at least four episodes of homelessness in the past three years.
  • Department Of Housing And Urban Development (Hud)
  • A government department that works to increase homeownership, support community development and increase access to affordable housing free from discrimination.
  • Department Of Veterans Affairs (Va)
  • A government department that strives to provide excellence in patient care and veterans' benefits.
  • Health And Human Services (Hhs)
  • The government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services.
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