Sarah McKenzie

Street homelessness has dropped significantly

Despite some successes on efforts to end homelessness by 2016, major challenges remain

Street homelessness in Hennepin County has dropped 40 percent since 2010, according to a new report presented to the City Council on March 7.

The number of homeless people on the streets was 204 in January of this year — down from 341 people counted during the same period in 2010, according to the report by Cathy ten Broeke, the coordinator to end homelessness for the City of Minneapolis and Hennepin County.


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