MORE CITIES WITH HIGH HOMELESS POPULATIONS
Added on: 2nd Feb 2015
Out of the 17,000 homeless people in Italy, 7,000 are from Rome.
Lack of affordable housing and homeless shelters has contributed to
the alarming number of 7,419 homeless people who call the streets
of Tampa their home each night.
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
The second largest city in the State of California with a population
of 1,345,895, San Diego is home to 8,879 homeless people.
Homelessness statistics show that out of the 20,000 homeless people
in Greece, 9,000 are from Athens. The number of homeless people in
Athens has continued to grow since the economic crisis of 2009.
According to the 2013 Annual Homeless Assessment Report to
Congress, Seattle is home to a total homeless population of 9,106.
SAN FRANCISCO, U.S.A.
Around 7,000 to 10,000 people in San Francisco, U.S.A. are homeless,
3,000 to 5,000 of which refuse to live in temporary shelters provided
by the government.
SAO PAULO, BRAZIL
Based on a study conducted recently, around 10,000 people are
homeless in the centre of Sao Paulo Brazil. Most sleep in old
abandoned buildings and hotels.
In Budapest alone, there are about 10,000 homeless people.
Recently, the Hungarian government passed a law that criminalizes
homelessness, forcing those who do not want to stay in government-
provided shelters to have their own homes. Around 6,000
of the homeless population live in Budapest shelters.