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The number of homeless rises in San Luis Obispo County

According to the 2009 Homeless Enumeration Report performed by the Homeless Services Coordinating Council (HSCC), on any given day in San Luis Obispo county 3,829 people are homeless. The homeless shelters are brimming with newcomers while county officials work together to build a new homeless campus in hopes to solve this increase of roughly 1,500 homeless people since the 2006 count of 2,408.