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Utah temporary homeless numbers reach all-time high

Utah temporary homeless numbers reach all-time high

By brooke adams
The Salt Lake Tribune

Published Apr 30, 2012 07:34PM MDT

A statewide effort to get chronically homeless people off the streets and into supported housing continues to make progress, but officials on Mondayannounced the number of Utahns who experienced periodic homelessness reached an all-time high this winter.
Volunteers and outreach workers counted 3,052 people in shelters and another 475 on the streets in the statewide Point In Time annual survey that began Jan. 26 and extended over five days to ensure as complete a tally as possible. On an annuali...

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