STATISTICS

In Los Angeles County, there was a 23% increase in the homeless population in 2017 and on a single night an estimated

QUICK FACTS

Est. 59,000 Homeless
People in LA County

What's driving these high numbers? Some of the key factors consist of LA's expensive housing market, in addition to a legacy of redlining and housing discrimination leaving Black and Brown community members particularly vulnerable to homelessness.

900+ Homeless People Die in the
Streets of Los Angeles Per Year

On sidewalks, bus benches, and under freeways. These individuals are typically chronically homeless, thus putting them at higher risks of substance abuse, health, and behavioral issues. The overwhelming majority of these deaths are men.

36% of the Homeless
Population in LA is Black

Despite only making up around 8% of the city's population! This is unacceptable.