Homelessness: New York's New Crisis

Homesslessness is on the rise nationwide and the problem is more severe in the Northeast.
December 24, 2001, 11am PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"A decaying economy and, even more important, a severe lack of affordable housing have driven the current [homelessness] crisis.In the past few years, housing costs in New York's poor neighborhoods have spiked sharply, rising far faster than in wealthy districts.Homelessness has jumped 13 percent nationwide this year."

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Published on Sunday, December 23, 2001 in The Washington Post
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