Community Voices

Sue Frost, supervisor

Guest Column: This program has helped tackle the high cost of homelessness

Guest opinion column by County Supervisor Sue Frost–
At the beginning of 2018, Sacramento County launched an ambitious new program that attempted to prioritize getting the 250 homeless people who cost the most amount of money each year in taxpayer dollars into permanent housing. Some of these homeless people are costing the county upwards of $150,000 a year, so it made sense to me to focus our efforts on getting them off the streets…

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