January 18, 2023
A homeless youth in the Valley in a 2017 file photo. A new report from the Department of Housing and Urban Development said Arizona saw the steepest rise in homeless people under age 25 in 2022, giving it the seventh-largest population of homeless youth among states for that year. (File photo by Sabella Scalise/Cronkite News)
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Arizona saw the largest increase in the number of homeless youth in the nation last year, at a time when other large states were seeing those numbers decline, according to a recent federal report.
By By Alexis Waiss, Cronkite News January 18, 2023