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With Annual Point-In-Time Count Underway, A Conversation About Homelessness In Vermont

A man and his dog outside a camping tent.
Elodie Reed
VPR File
In this Aug. 21, 2019 photo, Jesse Tipton sees if his dog, Sadie, wants to rest inside his tent at a Burlington homeless encampment.

Vermont's annual Point-in-Time count takes place this week, surveying the state's homeless population over a 24-hour period between Wednesday, January 22 and Thursday, January 23. Last year's count reported a decline in homelessness in the state. But shelters remain in high demand. On this episode of Vermont Edition: a look at homelessness in Vermont. We talk trends and consider what's being done to make affordable housing a reality for more people.

Our guests are:

Broadcast live on Thursday, Jan. 23 at 12 p.m.; rebroadcast at 8 p.m.

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