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Homelessness Up 50% In New York City

Posted By admin On August 31, 2010 @ 3:37 am In Money Watch | Comments Disabled

MyFoxNY.com [1]
Tuesday, August 31, 2010

MYFOXNY.COM – If you think you’ve been seeing more people sleep on city streets, statistics back up the perception. The homeless population living on New York City streets has gone up 50 percent in the past year, according to city statistics reported by the HellsKitchenLife.com [2] blog.

The New York City Department of Homeless Services conducts a yearly survey [3] of the streets of the city to count the number of homeless who are not in shelters. The HOPE survey was conducted in January 2010.


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The number of homeless in the borough of Manhattan was up 47 percent in the past year, according to the count. The 2010 count had 1,145 people living in the streets. That is up 368 from 2009.

Brooklyn had the biggest increase of any borough. It saw a homeless increase of more than 100 percent in 2010.

Full story here. [1]

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[1] MyFoxNY.com: http://www.myfoxny.com/dpp/news/local_news/nyc/homelessness-up-in-new-york-city-20100830-lgf

[2] HellsKitchenLife.com: http://hellskitchenlife.com/

[3] yearly survey: http://www.nyc.gov/html/dhs/downloads/pdf/hope10_results.pdf

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[5] Having A Supply Of Healthy Foods That Last Just Makes Sense (AD): http://www.efoodsdirect.com//index.html?aid=14&adid=43

[6] New York’s Homelessness Worst Since The Great Depression: http://www.prisonplanet.com/new-yorks-homelessness-worst-since-the-great-depression.html

[7] Miami looks to ‘criminalize’ homelessness: http://www.prisonplanet.com/miami-looks-to-criminalize-homelessness.html

[8] FBI launches anti-terror raid in New York City: http://www.prisonplanet.com/fbi-launches-anti-terror-raid-in-new-york-city.html

[9] 8,733,461: Workers on Federal ‘Disability’ Exceed Population of New York City: http://www.prisonplanet.com/8733461-workers-on-federal-disability-exceed-population-of-new-york-city.html

[10] Impoverished U.S. City Will Close Libraries: http://www.prisonplanet.com/impoverished-u-s-city-will-close-libraries.html

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