Low-income housing in the U.S. has decreased by 13% since 2001, according to a new report by the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty. Meanwhile, laws targeting the homeless population, such as bans on loitering, panhandling and sleeping in vehicles, are on the rise. Those trends make it increasingly difficult for the homeless to get back on their feet, said Maria Foscarinis, the center's executive director.

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