ULSTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Homelessness has increased in Ulster County, according to a report by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The report included statistics that showed homelessness increased by almost 7 percent in the Hudson Valley.

According to the report, the amount of homeless people in Ulster County increased from 328 people in 2016 to 411 people in 2017.

We spoke with Michael Berg, the executive director of Family of Woodstock. The organization, among other things, runs a number of shelters in the county. Berg said there is a great need for affordable housing. 

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