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HUD authorizes Hillsborough County to conduct a recount of its homeless listen

03/28/13 Lisa Marzilli
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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About two weeks from now hundreds of volunteers will fan out across Hillsborough County in an effort to count the homeless population – again. Due to an anomaly in the most recent survey that showed a dramatic, but unrealistic decrease in the number of homeless, last week advocates received approval from the federal government for a re-do.

Under federal law, counties are required to report the number of homeless every other year. The [count done in 2011](


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