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.