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HUD Counts 553,742 Homeless People on a Single Night in January; West Coast Cities Blamed for Increase

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On a single night in January 2017, more than half a million people — 553,742 of them — were homeless, based on the the government’s national estimate.

That’s an increase of 0.7 percent from January 2016, and the Department of Housing and Urban Development says the increase is largely attributed to the jump in unsheltered homeless people in larger cities in the West Coast (some of them sanctuary cities, by the way).

“In many high-cost areas of our country, especially along the West Coast, the severe shortage of affordable housing is manifesting itself on our streets,” said HUD Secretary Ben Carson. “With rents rising faster than incomes, we need to bring everybody to the table to produce more affordable housing and ease the pressure that is forcing too many of our neighbors into our shelters and onto our streets.”

Source: HUD Counts 553,742 Homeless People on a Single Night in January; West Coast Cities Blamed for Increase



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  • Linda

    many many in the IE-CA.

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