While homelessness is a major issue in Tampa — the city now has the most homeless people for a mid-sized city according to a recent study — many residents of the area and surrounding areas are outraged by the new law. Three such individuals joined HuffPost Live’s Alyona Minkovski to discuss the issue.
David Treadwell, the executive director of Central Union Mission, told WTOP that the shelter in Northwest Washington filled almost immediately after its doors opened Tuesday morning.
Sequestration will also result in housing agencies receiving “only about 70 percent of the administrative funds for which they are eligible this year,” according to the report. That means less ability to perform property inspections and address “potentially serious problems” in apartments.