Wednesday, December 26, 2018
Despite high poverty, why fewer people live on Philly’s streets than in other big cities
December 19, 2018
More than one quarter of Philadelphia residents — roughly 400,000 people — live below the poverty line. As of January, 1,083 people live on the streets, according to city data.
Compare that to Los Angeles — a city almost three times the size of Philadelphia — which has a poverty rate of 18.6 percent and a homeless population of 22,887.
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Coalition for Low Income Pennsylvanians
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