A new report on the unsheltered homeless population of Phoenix, AZ, came out this week and one of the most significant things they found was that they need to listen to the real stories of the people on the streets to combat the problem with real solutions.Continue Reading
Tag: Homeless Numbers
California’s Homeless Population is growing exponentially…..
This is one of the few articles I have read recently that points to specific actions that have caused this exponential growth. Alicia states the most obvious cause of living without a permanent shelter is the rising cost of housing and the simultaneously decreasing affordable housing units available. It is in the next paragraph though that I see as a very important and often overlooked cause of homelessness.Continue Reading
Point in Time Count – Flawed but Still Necessary
The Point in Time Count is flawed, it is a one by one count of homeless people either in shelters or on the streets on one specific day in January. This count is done Nationwide to get an idea how homelessness is growing across the countrContinue Reading