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The Daily Journal: Regional initiative launched to end 75% of homelessness in the Bay Area by 2024

April 16, 2021

“Every city, county and organization is doing great work but we can’t do it in silos, we can’t do it ourselves,” Moss said. “Everyone in this region has a responsibility of doing what they can to address this crisis of our time.”

San Mateo County has focused on homelessness using functional zero as its goal, meaning homelessness would be rare, brief and never recurring. All Home estimates the Bay Area is home to 35,000 unsheltered residents and a most recent data shows more than 1,500 live in San Mateo County.