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Atlanta officials say homelessness plummeted during the pandemic—but how many go uncounted?

Atlanta’s population of people experiencing homelessness took a nosedive during the pandemic, city officials claimed last week, as they announced the city will spend $25.6 million in federal pandemic relief and state funds on services for people living in shelters and on the streets. But might they be underestimating the scope of the problem?