EUGENE, Ore. — Despite a harsh winter, fewer people sought the help of Lane County homeless shelters.
Lane County Human Services released the results of this year’s sheltered homeless county. It looked at those staying in emergency shelters and transitional housing designated for homeless people.
The count, which included the 2013 count, showed more than 1,796 people are homeless in the county. The one-night homeless count was very close to the same number as last year.