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Monday, October 26, 2009 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
NYC Homeless Shelter Population Reaches All-Time High

As the Coalition revealed in an October 13th report based on newly-released City data, the number of homeless children and adults residing each night in municipal shelters exceeded 39,000 people for the first time since modern homelessness began more than 25 years ago. At the same time, more than 10,000 homeless families, with more than 16,500 children, reside in homeless shelters each night -- the first time the number of homeless families bedding down in municipal shelter has ever exceeded 10,000 families.

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