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Five Recent Trends in Homelessness in California

Cover page of report titled Five Recent Trends in Homelessness in California. Photos of encampment in city, older person holding a sign that says "Homeless vet support your troops" and a young person in a sleeping bag on the street. Logos of research partner organizations: Terner Center, Abt, UCSF Benioff Homelessness Initiative

This report, the first in a series, describes the number and characteristics of people experiencing homelessness in California and documents trends in the available shelter and housing across the state. The patterns presented in the brief underscore the need for sustained resources to address homelessness, equitable service provision, and greater production of affordable housing.

Ryan Finnigan, Associate Research Director

Read the full report here.

Find the landing page for the full research series here.

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