Homelessness is a state-wide crisis

A homeless man in the Mission District, San Francisco, CA. Photo credit: Franco Folini/CC 2.0, via Flickr

LA’s homeless population grew by 16% in the city last year. Homelessness is up by 40% in Orange County, and 17% in San Francisco. This is a bigger problem than any one city or county can fix. So what is the state doing?