Despite the overall increase, homelessness across the country is varied. While overall homelessness increased by 0.7% nationally since 2016, since 2010 there was a decline of 13.1%. However, Ashley said she has found that once people hear you are homeless, they tend to look down on you.
The numbers come from an annual report to Congress, released Wednesday, that is based on HUD-mandated "point in time" counts done every January in 3,000 cities and counties across America.
- The number of unsheltered homeless individuals in 2017 ( 2,135 ) increased by 21.3 percent from 2016 and by 18.5 percent since 2010.
The HUD report said that the 2017 homeless population included 3,899 individuals, 3,769 people in families with children, 889 unaccompanied homeless youth, 281 veterans, and 813 chronically homeless individuals.
California had 134,278 homeless people, and while the Golden State has the nation's largest population, the rate of 34 homeless residents per 10,000 people was twice the national average, according to the report.
"In many high-cost areas of our country, especially along the West Coast, the severe shortage of affordable housing is manifesting itself on our streets", HUD Secretary Ben Carson said in a statement. "With rents rising faster than incomes, we need to bring everybody to the table to produce more affordable housing and ease the pressure that is forcing too many of our neighbors into our shelters and onto our streets".
One of the major consequences of the homeless explosion in the West Coast is a deadly hepatitis A outbreak that prompted California officials to declare a state of emergency two months ago.
California has nearly half of the nation's unsheltered homeless.
A Chronicle examination of homeless counts throughout California in the summer found that surging housing prices and rents and stagnant wages were driving indigence up not just in most urban areas, but in rural communities as well. That was up by more than 100, or more than 25 percent, from the year before. Forty-three percent are unsheltered. Veteran homelessness decreased 9 percent ( or 85 persons ) since January 2016.
Eiji Aonuma was on hand at The Game Awards 2017 to unveil the second part of the Breath of the Wild , The Champions' Ballad . The Champion's Ballad will chart Link's story with the original Champions - you know the ones who, er, aren't around anymore.
After Zarrab stepped down from the witness stand, prosecutors called a series of current and former US law enforcement officers. Zarrab said 18 or 19 individuals -some of whom he doesn't know-had their assets seized after he began testifying last week.
The Game Awards has always prided itself for featuring some big announcements, and Nintendo seems to have went all out this year. Since this was only just announced, my guess is that the release date will be set for some time in 2019 if not late 2018.
On that pretext, the suit alleges, Singer "lured Cesar into a room, shut the door and demanded that Cesar perform oral sex". Cesar Sanchez-Guzman claims that, in 2003, Singer raped him at a party on a yacht in the Seattle area.
The Journal reported that Bader was the nominal buyer, but said MBS was identified in U.S. intelligence reports as the true owner. The work was sold to the Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev who purchased the da Vinci painting for $127.5 million in 2013.
He added that though the opening is meant to be a "special event", "Trump's visit will tamp that down". The two said all Mississippians and Americans should visit the museum, but only after Trump leaves.
The Sixers are undergoing a franchise renaissance, armed with young superstars Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons . The deal will end something of a standoff between the Sixers and Okafor, as detailed by Wojnarowski .
Obviously, there will be new Legendary skins available, but the team won't reveal them all - that would ruin the surprise. The big thing here is that a player will actually control the yeti, which is a powered up version of Winston.
Superman , and they are upset that each DCEU movie has made less money than the one that preceeded it, except for Wonder Woman . The execs are said to be happy with how Justice League introduced both Ezra Miller's The Flash and Jason Momoa's Aquaman .
Santa Monica-Malibu schools are all closed, in addition to most private schools in the area such as John Thomas Dye and Buckley. Forest Service, Los Angeles County Fire Department and Cal Fire. "Strong winds overnight creating extreme fire danger".
Ed Sheeran awarded MBE
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's 2018 wedding could be a royal music affair if Ed Sheeran gets to perform. Sheeran's "New York concert" tomorrow (Dec. 8) is the Z100 Jingle Ball at Madison Square Garden.