Our current annual cost for Orange County’s chronic homeless:
$100,759
Per Person*
(Includes ER visits, law enforcement and other services)
Supportive housing cuts costs almost in half:
$51,587
Per Person*
(Includes housing and supportive services)
If all of OC’s chronic homeless were provided supportive housing we’d save
$42 million
Per Year*
(Includes rent and support services)
*Homelessness In Orange County: The Costs To Our Community Executive Summary (2017). Commissioned by Orange County United Way, Jamboree and University of California, Irvine.

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The United to End Homelessness initiative, led by United Way, is comprised of Orange County’s top business, philanthropic, governmental, faith-based, and non-profit leaders as well as caring residents like you who agree that we must act now if we are to end our community’s homeless crisis.

Orange County’s top business, philanthropic, governmental, faith-based and, non-profit leaders

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United to End Homelessness is committed to reducing homelessness in Orange County to functional zero. This means that there will be services and housing available for every individual who may need them. We complement the work of the Orange County Commission to End Homelessness and Continuum of Care Board.

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