Study Shows Shelter Reduces Costs

A four-year study by United Way of Greater Los Angeles has shown that stable housing provides benefits to taxpayers as well as the homeless.
October 14, 2009, 1pm PDT | Alek Miller
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"The four-year study followed four homeless people while they lived on the streets and later as they found stable housing. Researchers concluded that taxpayers could save $20,000 a year per person in public services. There were an estimated 73,000 homeless in L.A. County last year."

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Published on Tuesday, October 13, 2009 in Los Angeles Times
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