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San Francisco's Homeless Population Increased 17% In Two Years

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San Francisco's Homeless Population Increased 17% In Two Years

San Francisco's Homeless Population Increased 17% In Two Years

In January, a preliminary one-night tally of San Francisco's homeless population was taken.

The tally counted 8,011 homeless people, which is up 17% from two years ago.

According to Business Insider, a key reason for the increase is a 45% rise in people in the city living out of their vehicles, such as RVs.

The increased count shows how San Francisco's long-standing homelessness crisis is worsening.

And the crisis isn't isolated to San Francisco alone.

24% of the total U.S.

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