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  • According to the Coalition for the Homeless, there are around 63,000 New Yorkers living in the municipal shelter system every night.

  • According to Urban Pathways, more than 3,800 people are sleeping outdoors across the city's five boroughs each night.

  • Almost 25% of NYC's street-sleeping- homeless have suffered hypothermia, frostbite or trench foot.

  • Street-sleeping-homeless have an average life expectancy of 42 years compared to the national average of 74 years for men and 79 for women.

  • Street-sleeping-homeless are 35 times more likely to commit suicide than the general population.