The Cost of Homelessness
Colorado has been dealing with homelessness for years. The costs are huge. The results so far are minimal. A RMPBS investigation found that the ten most arrested people in Denver are homeless. Their jail and medical costs are steep. Can ambitious new programs that prioritize housing the homeless work? And will they save taxpayer money in the process?
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The VA has succeeded in dramatically reducing the number of homeless veterans nationwide. But the number of homeless female veterans is increasing in Colorado and across the country. Could a lack of gender-specific treatments be to blame?Read More