Twin Falls - 35.0 F (1.7 C)
  • Wednesday

    High: 54º Low: 30º

  • Thursday

    High: 60º Low: 39º

  • Friday

    High; 55º Low: 43º

Idaho's Homeless Numbers Drop

Tools

By Brittany Cooper

Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV ) Idaho's homeless numbers continue to drop.

The homeless population has decreased for the third consecutive year.
This according to Point-in-Time count, a snapshot of people living on the streets.

The Idaho Housing and Finance Association reports the 2013 assessment identified more than 17–hundred homeless adults and children in the Gem State; a 9.5% decrease from last year.

What's even more alarming, is it's a 24% decrease since 2010.
In that year, more than 23–hundred Idahoans found themselves living on the streets.


Subscribe to our Newsletters

KMVT Breaking News Alerts

Morning & Afternoon News Updates