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SOUTH DAKOTA FOCUS: Homelessness in SD
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SD Focus host Stephanie Rissler.
SD Focus host Stephanie Rissler.

SOUTH DAKOTA FOCUS: Homelessness in SD

SDPB1: Thursday, Jan. 17, 8pm (7 MT)

SD Focus takes a closer look at homelessness in SD.

A 2018 report compiled by CreditLoan from Housing and Urban Development Exchange date between 2007 and 2016 shows South Dakota had the largest increase in homelessness in the U.S.

A 2017 assessment from the South Dakota Housing for the Homeless Consortium (SDHHC) found that over 1 in 5 homeless in South Dakota were children.

The SDHHC is organizing its next Statewide Point-in-Time Homeless Count on January 22.

Guests include:

- Jesse Bailey -- Executive Director, Pathways Shelter for the Homeless

- Davis Schofield -- SD Housing Development Authority

- Lysa Allison -- Executive Director, Cornerstone Rescue Mission

- David Barnes -- Western SD Community Action