PBS NewsHour

After 8 years, Hawaii sees decline in homelessness rate

Clip: 06/18/2017 | 10m 4s

Hawaii leads the nation in its rate of homelessness, which affects about 505 out of every 100,000 people there and is a major toll on its health care system. But just last month, the state announced a slight decrease in this ratio for the first time in eight years. NewsHour Weekend correspondent Megan Thompson reports on the programs that may be helping the state make progress.

Aired: 06/18/17

Rating: NR

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