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Old 01-03-2018, 12:10 PM
Location: Baltimore
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I'm a firefighter in the city and I deal with the homeless on a daily basis. My old fire house was near union station which is by far the biggest area for homeless. 425 2nd St NW is one of the largest shelters in the nation. There are also a ton that hang around/in Union Station. I've since transferred somewhere else in the city but I think another opened on the unit block of Massachusetts Ave NW. Another large one is 1355 New York Ave NE.
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Old 01-03-2018, 02:56 PM
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My info might be dated, but when I lived around 7th and P st years ago there was Bread for the City. Lots of homeless people in and around that area and it's pretty close to downtown. From what I've seen passing through, it is all yuppified around there but that doesn't mean there still aren't homeless people. Bread for the City has another location in SE on Good Hope Rd.
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Old 01-04-2018, 08:43 AM
Location: Charleston, South Carolina
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I'm always wondering what percentage of a city's homeless arrived there homeless versus got gentrified and are still there.
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