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Report: Last year, 1 in 5 homeless people in Tulsa had jobs


TULSA, Okla. (AP) — One in five homeless people in Tulsa were employed last year, including almost 100 people who had no home despite having a full-time job, according to a community council study.

Data from the Community Service Council study indicates more than 5,600 people were homeless in 2018, the Tulsa World reported.

"This speaks to the need for affordable housing and livable wages," said Rhené Ritter, program coordinator for A Way Home for Tulsa, a coalition of organizations working with the homeless. "The current rent cost for a two-bedroom in Tulsa would require an income of $1...

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