Report says county has nation's fourth-largest homeless populaton

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New federal statistics show USA homelessness rose slightly this year - driven by a 4 percent jump in New York City and similar increases in Los Angeles and other West Coast cities.

He said San Francisco's more encouraging count could be attributed to the city's consolidation of efforts on supportive housing and services over the past year, through the creation of the Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing.

L.A.'s big increase in homelessness had a significant impact on the national numbers.

In response to Seattle's growing homelessness crisis, the city declared a state of emergency two years ago-but clearly, the problem is still severe.

Los Angeles accounted for 60 percent of this increase. It's an increase of less than one percent over 2016.

A federal agency says IN had an estimated 360 fewer homeless people during this year's annual count of the nation's people without homes. "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".

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- first in the number of homeless veterans (4,476) and percentage of unsheltered veterans (76.1 percent).

You can read the full report and explore the rest of HUD's homelessness data for 2017 here.

The annual HUD study is a point-in-time survey based on counts at shelters and on the streets. "This is not a federal problem-it's everybody's problem". "Every year on a single night in January, planning agencies called 'Continuums of Care" and tens of thousands of volunteers seek to identify the number of individuals and families living in emergency shelters, transitional housing programs and in unsheltered settings.

-Fourth in the number of homeless individuals (as opposed to those in families), 7,571. Veteran homelessness decreased 9 percent ( or 85 persons ) since January 2016.

Additionally, since 2010, veteran homelessness declined nationally by 46 percent. However, 95 percent of people experiencing homelessness in New York City were sheltered, the report found, while only 25 percent of those experiencing homelessness in Los Angeles were sheltered in 2017.

The number of unaccompanied homeless youth and children in 2017 is estimated to be 408. HUD will treat 2017 as a baseline year for purposes of tracking progress toward reducing youth homelessness.

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