Alliance: Memphis homeless numbers plummeting. But advocates disagree.

Homelessness in Shelby County has declined 27.6% since 2012 largely due to successful placement in permanent housing, says the nonprofit that coordinates the annual count, but critics attribute the decrease to an ineffective federally mandated counting method. “We’ve made a lot of progress,” said D. Cheré Bradshaw, executive director of the Community Alliance for the […]