LA County Homeless Count Shows a Decrease in Palmdale’s Homeless Numbers

PALMDALE - On Thursday, July 30, the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) released the community-level data from the 2020 “point-in-time” homeless count, which was conducted in January.

Results from the 2020 Los Angeles County Homeless Count indicate that while the total number of people experiencing homelessness has increased overall in the county, the number of homeless individuals has decreased in Palmdale, reporting 289 people experiencing homelessness, down from 325 reported in 2016. Overall LA County numbers increased from 39,587 in 2016 to 54,291 in 2020.