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San Diego Explained: How Much the City Is Spending on Homelessness

Voice of San Diego’s Lisa Halverstadt and NBC 7’s Catherine Garcia break down how much the city of San Diego is paying for homelessness services.

Within the last year, the city of San Diego has dramatically increased funding for homelessness services.

City leaders have opened temporary homeless tents, opened a storage center in Sherman Heights and recently announced that the City Hall complex will serve as a temporary shelter. To better understand how much the city is paying for all these services, Voice of San Diego’s Lisa Halverstadt and NBC 7’s Catherine Garcia sift through the numbers.

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