by Melissa Dunn, Jeff Krehely - Center for American Progress
The White House today is hosting the LGBT Conference on Housing & Homelessness in Detroit, Mich. The event is the second in a series of conferences being held across the country to address the unique needs of LGBT Americans.
An estimated 500 people in San Diego who are living with HIV or AIDS are also homeless, an alarming statistic that shames America's Finest City. And with a slumping economy and high unemployment, the number of homeless people continues to grow.