cost study

June 22, 2015

The Cost of Homelessness in Silicon Valley

Our friends at Destination Home took an unprecedented in-depth look at the cost of homelessness in Santa Clara County. Their cost study, Home Not Found: The Cost of Homelessness in Silicon Valley, found that while a homeless person costs the county on average $62,473/year while homeless, the average post-housing cost is just $19,767 – over $42.5k in cost reduction. Home Not Found points to myriad possibilities that can move us towards ending homelessness while saving the community money. It is the largest and most comprehensive…