Homeless service providers speak out against recent homeless count

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From the Los Angeles Times:

An L.A. County report showing a 38% drop in the homeless population has been met with consternation by  the region’s homeless providers, who say the findings are inaccurate and could cost them funding at a time when the need is great.

The homeless providers have written op-ed articles, public letters, blog postings and tweets — all taking issue with the census, conducted over three days in January, which showed the number of homeless people in the region had dropped 68,808 in 2007 to 42,694.

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Written by Times Community News

November 11, 2009 at 2:21 pm

Posted in L.A. Times

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