The Issue

Homelessness in Los Angeles County

For too long, Los Angeles County has been the homeless capital of the nation. In 2013, the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) reported 39,500 individuals experiencing homelessness in Los Angeles County, not including hidden homeless. 

 Fast Facts


Homeless Map As of 04-09

Other Research and Resources:

Los Angeles Homeless Count Reports

Facing Homelessness Curriculum

Homeless Cost Study

Where We Sleep: Costs When Homeless and Housed in Los Angeles

Are Housing First Models Effective

Tackling homelessness in Los Angeles’ Skid Row


 For more information on the issue of homelessness, along with current need and resources, please visit our our information directory Los Angeles Homelessness Analysis Collaborative.


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