Monday, December 02, 2013

New Mexico’s largest homeless shelter
challenges new HUD report on homelessness

HUD has released its national estimate of homelessness, reporting that the homeless population in New Mexico fell by 18% since 2010, to 2,819 persons in 2013.

"We know from first-hand experience that the number of homeless in Albuquerque continues to grow, and the need for meals and other services are on the rise," said Jeremy Reynalds, Joy Junction CEO.

"When you consider the impact these numbers can have on our community's concern, awareness and investment in solving homelessness, it's vital that we discuss these kinds of reports."

Read the Crossmap article here.


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