Unsheltered, Part 3: Can Orange County cities find the political will to fix homelessness?
- January 1, 2020
- Dave Snow, sociology, Los Angeles Times, Jan. 1, 2020
Such claims about Orange County’s homeless population are largely untrue. For example, a 2017 study commissioned by the United Way, UC Irvine and Jamboree Housing Corp. found “the vast majority” of homeless people are American citizens and long-term Orange County residents. … “They loiter. They carry around a lot of junk. They’re unsightly. They stink,” said David Snow, a UC Irvine professor who was an author of the 2017 homelessness study. “All of those things disappear when people have housing.”
For the full story, please visit https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2020-01-01/homeless-orange-county-housing-political-will-unsheltered-part-3.
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