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HOMELESS WOMEN

QUESTION: Where did you stay on the night of Monday, January 29th?

38% Outside, awake all night for safety

20% Outside, in a tent

12% Outside, sleeping on cement

Asur New Mexico surveyed 71 women living on the streets of Albuquerque in January 2024

The remainder said they stayed friend’s apartment/house (11%); shelter (8%); abandoned building (5%); motel (3%); outside, awake all night doing dates (3%); or shed/garage/storage unit (2%)

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Question: Did you have to do a date to make money to pay for a place to stay or have sex with someone in order to have a place to stay on the night of Monday, January 29th?

31% answered yes

QUESTION: Have you ever had to do a date or have sex with someone in order to have a place to stay?

60% said yes

QUESTION: Are you on the street because of domestic violence?

51% said yes

QUESTION: How long have you been unsheltered?

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60% of the women have been on the street 2 years or less

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