Survey finds increase in Oklahoma City’s chronically homeless
Oklahoma City is the 102nd city to join 100,000 Homes Campaign, a nationwide initiative to find homes for 100,000 of the country’s most vulnerable homeless people.
A survey found 383 chronically homeless people in Oklahoma City this week, 153 more than were found in a similar canvass last year.
The chronically homeless are among a larger population of homeless, unsheltered people. Last year, this population numbered 1,300 people.
This year’s comparable number has not been released. This doesn’t include “couch homeless,” people who stay temporarily with friends or family members; that number is estimated to be...
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