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Report: Population of Unhoused People in U.S. Increases by Record 11%

HeadlineAug 15, 2023

The number of unhoused people in the United States has jumped 11% over the past year, the largest increase in at least 15 years, according to a tally by The Wall Street Journal. Rising housing costs and the cancellation of COVID-19 relief funds have helped fuel a rise in people unable to find or afford housing.

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