New report shows homelessness declined 4.2% in R.I.

HOMELESSNESS IN RHODE Island was estimated to have declined 4.2% in 2019. / COURTESY U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT
HOMELESSNESS IN RHODE Island was estimated to have declined 4.2% in 2019. / COURTESY U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT
PROVIDENCE (AP) – Homelessness in Rhode Island has declined by 4.2%, federal housing officials said Thursday. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development released its annual homeless assessment report to Congress. In Rhode Island, 1,055 people experienced homelessness on a single night in January 2019, which is down 4.2% since 2018 and down 17.7%…

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