HUD: Homelessness in R.I. up in 2017

HOMELESSNESS IN RHODE ISLAND increased 1.7 percent from 2016 to 2017. / COURTESY U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT
HOMELESSNESS IN RHODE ISLAND increased 1.7 percent from 2016 to 2017. / COURTESY U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT
PROVIDENCE – Homelessness increased 1.7 percent year over year in Rhode Island, according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s 2017 Annual Homeless Assessment Report. Communities in Rhode Island reported that 1,180 people experienced homelessness on a single night in 2017. The report also found that chronic homelessness increased 66.6 percent in the…
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