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Kriz: Nine Months into the Year, 6.5% of the County’s Beginning of Year Homeless Population is Already Dead with 42 New Deaths in September

With 42 new homeless deaths, 6.5% of the County’s beginning of the year homeless population has died with three more months before the year ends.  At this rate between 8-10% of the County’s homeless population will be dead by year’s end and 16-20% will be dead by the time its next PIT Count will be taken in January 2024.  How to get out of this mess?