America’s Homeless Surge

19 04 2012


“Despite the tough times, there are glimmers of good news, though. The NAEH report found a slight decrease in the overall number of people living on the street from 2009 to 2011: The ranks of the nation’s homeless fell by 1%, or about 7,000 people.

Across the country, 636,017 people were identified as homeless in 2011, compared with 643,067 in 2009, according to the departments of Housing and Urban Development, Justice, Labor, Commerce, and Health and Human Services.”




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