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By Paul Young
City News Service 

Double-digit percent increase in homeless countywide


Last updated 5/3/2019 at 12:33am

The number of identified homeless people in Riverside County jumped 21% this year compared to last, but even current figures may not reflect the actual number of dispossessed persons, according to a report that the county board of supervisors reviewed Tuesday.

The Department of Public Social Services submitted results of its Jan. 29 “Point-in-Time Survey” to the board for approval so that the report can be certified and filed with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, which uses the analysis to determine the size of homeless assistance grants that will be allocated to t...

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