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Resource Title: HUD Secretary Jackson Announces Reduction in Chronic Homelessness

Format: Adobe PDF

Product Developer: HUD icon

Product Type: PD&R; Research, Reports to Congress, Research Materials

Date Completed: November 2007

Author/Organization: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)


On Wednesday, November 7, 2007, HUD Secretary Alphonso Jackson held a press conference announcing an 11.5% reduction in the number of persons reported as chronically homeless by Continuums of Care (CoCs) during a one-day count. Over 1,500 cities and counties reported a combined decrease of over 20,000 chronically homeless persons between 2005 and 2006.


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