A 2017 UC Irvine cost study found it’s significantly cheaper to house homeless people rather than leaving them on the streets. The annual cost drops from $98,000 per person to $51,000 — the savings stem mostly from less emergency room visits, arrests and court appearances.

For the full story, please visit https://voiceofoc.org/2019/03/orange-county-takes-first-step-to-spur-homeless-housing/.

 

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