Tuesday, June 14, 2011

HUD surprised homeless population isn't higher

The total number of people seeking shelter last year grew by more than 2%, according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development. HUD assistant secretary Mercedes Marquez says it's surprising the numbers didn't go even higher. She credits a $1.5 billion program in the economic stimulus bill for helping hundreds of thousands of people avoid homelessness or quickly find new homes, with things such as rent subsidies.

Listen to the NPR story here.


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