The National Center on Family Homelessness, said. “These are historically high rates. In 1988, families accounted for about 1% of people experiencing homelessness; now, it’s about 36%.” The report rates each state and the District of Columbia on four dimensions: extent of child homelessness, child well-being, risk for child homelessness, and state policy and planning efforts. As the report shows, the number of children who experience homelessness continues to climb sharply, yet most states’ efforts are not sufficient to address the crisis. –