NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The homeless problem seems to be getting worse in New York City.

A report from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development found homelessness was up by 2.8 percent in 2018.

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That number was largely made up of families in emergency shelters and transitional housing.

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This year, more than 78,000 people in the city were reported homeless.