The Issue

Homelessness in Los Angeles County

Los Angeles has a high concentration of homeless individuals living on the streets. In 2013, the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) reported 39,500 individuals experiencing homelessness in Los Angeles County, not including hidden homeless. Below is some of the data on what homelessness looks like in our County and a link for more information:

 Fast Facts


Revised Homeless Count Map

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

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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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