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Homeless Count Number Released – Transylvania County, NC


August 19, 2019

Transylvania County had 51 homeless people, according to the annual Point-in-Time (PIT) count, an estimate of how many homeless people there are in a region at a particular period.

The PIT count includes sheltered and unsheltered homeless people recorded on the last Wednesday of January.

Emily Lowery, the executive director of The Haven, the local homeless shelter, presented the data that she and volunteers had gathered.

“We are in Region Two and that consists of Transylvania, Polk, Rutherford and Henderson counties,” she explained. “In Region Two, there are a recorded 187 that are...

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