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    Predicting and Preventing Homelessness in Los Angeles

    California Policy Lab; UChicago Urban Labs Poverty Lab

    Year: 2019

    The California Policy Lab and the University of Chicago Poverty Lab have used County data on multi-system service use to predict homelessness among single adults receiving mainstream County services. By identifying people at high risk of first-time homelessness or returns to homelessness and understanding risk factors associated with future homelessness, the County can more effectively target its homelessness prevention efforts to ensure limited resources are going to those most likely to benefit from them.

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