Homelessness skyrockets in D.C.

Homelessness is skyrocketing in D.C. The number of families living in the city’s shelters has increased by about 50 percent since this time last year. [Mayor Vincent] Gray said the District is working to increase affordable housing and has brought on 1,100 new housing units since last year, with another 1,100 planned. There are 21 homeless for every 10,000 people across the nation.

- WTOP.com

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