How many people are houseless in Josephine County?

A regional houseless count is conducted annually, led by UCAN. This is a single point-in-time count, performed every January and counting those who meet a federal homeless definition, “people living in shelters, transitional housing programs, or in a place not meant for human habitation.” The count for 2020 identified over 870 people as meeting that definition on January 23rd, depending on how homelessness is defined that number could be higher. In 2020, Josephine County had the highest count of homeless adults with children and homeless children living alone in any Oregon county.

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1. What is Affordable Housing?
2. Where is Affordable Housing located in Grants Pass?
3. How many people are houseless in Josephine County?
4. How do I get involved with the City’s Affordable Housing Program?