Learn More: Homelessness

The Homelessness dataset includes the following variables: Total Homeless Population, Sheltered Population and Unsheltered Population.
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Metadata

Variable Definition:
Total Homeless Population: The total number of homeless people documented during the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA)'s Homeless Count in January
Sheltered Population: The total number of sheltered homeless people documented during the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA)'s Homeless Count in January 
Unsheltered Population: The total number of unsheltered homeless people documented during the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA)'s Homeless Count in January
(Note: Variables do not include Long Beach, Glendale or Pasadena)
Source:
Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA)'s Homeless Count
Years Available:
2017, 2018
Geographic Unit:
Census Tract


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