Report: R.I. homelessness declines 6.7 percent in 2018, number of homeless veterans and families rises

PROVIDENCE - Homelessness in Rhode Island declined 6.7 percent from 2017 to 2018, according to new data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Monday. Rhode Island had 1,101 people experience homelessness in a single night in 2018, of whom 739 were sheltered in emergency shelters and 311 were in transitional housing. There…

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