Sheltering L.A. County’s homeless could save taxpayer money, study finds | L.A. NOW | Los Angeles Times

Finding permanent housing for Los Angeles County’s homeless population rather than allowing them to continue living on the streets could save taxpayer money, according to a study released today by the United Way of Greater Los Angeles.

The four-year study followed four homeless people while they lived on the streets and later as they found stable housing. Researchers concluded that taxpayers could save $20,000 a year per person in public services. There were an estimated 73,000 homeless in L.A. County last year.

Sheltering L.A. County’s homeless could save taxpayer money, study finds| Los Angeles Times

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About Kevin Barbieux

I have been diagnosed as being chronically homeless. I write about my experiences and opinions of being homeless
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