The Economic Impact of Homelessness in Los Angeles County

In 2005, the Rose Institute examined controller reports, demographic trends, and population dynamics to assess the scope, costs, and effects of social services addressing homelessness in Los Angeles County. The Institute studied homelessness in several LA County cities to create a comparative base for examining the city of Los Angeles. The study found that approximately 14 percent of single homeless adults who remained in Los Angeles were able to gain access to subsidized public housing over an eight-year period. In addition, homeless adults and approximately half of the homeless job seekers who participate in the labor force have viable opportunities for supporting themselves through employment.

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