Poll: Should the County Do More About Homelessness?
Do you think the Prince William County government is doing enough to help the area's homeless population?
We reported this week on the growing homeless population in Prince William County, including a large number of military veterans.
Here is some of the other coverage we've done of homelessness in the area:
- In August, we reported on how some of the local homeless population survived Hurricane Irene.
- In March, we covered the state police removing people from homeless camps along the Dale City exit of Interstate 95. We also had video of the events.
- In January, we told the story of George Doughty, a homeless man who was found dead in his tent.
The Board of County Supervisors has approved resolutions of support for the Prince William Area Continuum of Care Ten-Year Plan to address homelessness. The plan addresses four major goals: prevention, supportive services, employment and training, and affordable housing.
Here is our question to you: Should the Prince William County Government be doing more to address the problem of homelessness? Feel free to elaborate on your position in the comments below. Does the county do enough already, or even spend too many resources in that area? Should the county be re-thinking where to spend the resources it currently has? What should the county do differently, if anything? We want to know what you think.