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Long Beach Sees A Year-Over-Year Increase in Population Experiencing Homelessness 6/12/2020 Long Beach, CA - The findings of the 2020 Point-in-Time Homeless Count (Count) reveal that Long Beach identified 2,034 people experiencing homelessness in January 2020, compared with 1,894 people in 2019. While this number signifies a 7% increase from last year, the City’s homeless population remains 29% below the 2013 count.
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Safe Parking Program 3/2/2020 The goal of a Safe Parking program is to provide a safe place to park overnight for individuals who are residing in their cars, with access to basic amenities, and provide connection to social service programs that will assist with a transition to permanent housing.
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City of Long Beach Seeks Volunteers to Participate in 2020 Point in Time Count 12/17/2019 The City of Long Beach is seeking 200 volunteers to help conduct the 2020 Point in Time (PIT) Count, its street count of persons experiencing homelessness in Long Beach. The PIT Count is vital for determining the scope of homelessness, defining existing resources available and identifying gaps.
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Long Beach Multi-Service Center Celebrates 20 Years 10/25/2019 More than 100 people gathered Thursday, Oct. 24, at the Multi-Service Center (MSC) in West Long Beach to celebrate its two decades of connecting people experiencing homelessness or at-risk of experiencing homelessness with services.
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The City releases the Everyone Home Long Beach Report 12/5/2018 The City releases the Everyone Home Long Beach Report, which explores the causes of homelessness, evaluates existing services and funding streams, assesses needs, and outlines the Everyone Home LB Taskforce goals and recommendations.
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City Press Release - Everyone Home Long Beach Initiative 5/21/2018 The City of Long Beach launches a highly coordinated, multi-organizational approach to ending homelessness.
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City Launches 'Everyone Home Long Beach' Initiative 5/14/2018 On April 19, 2018, the City of Long Beach announced Everyone Home Long Beach (Everyone Home LB), a new citywide initiative that addresses the statewide homeless crisis and its effects on Long Beach.
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2007-2017: A Decade of Affordable Housing 5/14/2018

Over the past decade, Long Beach has invested in over 1,600 new units of affordable housing units. Read more info here.

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2016 Study Session on Homelessness 5/14/2018

Strategy and tactics to address housing affordability homelessness throughout Long Beach.