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.
- 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