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California homeless population grew by 22,000 over pandemic

Original post made on Oct 6, 2022

The latest point-in-time count of California's homeless population shows that it increased at roughly the same pace as previous years, although it appears to have disproportionately affected Latinos.

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Posted by Dan Waylonis
a resident of Jackson Park
on Oct 6, 2022 at 2:35 pm

Dan Waylonis is a registered user.

If you want more of something, you subsidize it. CA's $14b dwarfs NY's $2.4B state funding for homelessness, and CA's keeps growing. In SF, homelessness is a business. One approach would be to prioritize helping people who are likely to be temporarily homeless. There are many who are homeless by choice and have no interest in changing that.

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