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Learn (from OrgCode Consulting, Inc.)

Org Code is a leader in the housing first approach and housing-focused shelter systems. Download their white papers and learn more. Recommended by Friendship Shelter, Laguna Beach.

1-page position statement of I4E. The mission of Irvine for Everyone is to form a group of Irvine residents supporting the creation of a full spectrum of housing in Irvine.

AB-448 Joint Powers Authority: Orange County Housing Trust (2017-2018)

A housing trust fund will be created for OC if CA passes AB 448 (Daly) 2018.

Below is excerpt introduced in response to the OC Homelessness crisis. Thanks to the tireless work of activists and advocates such as Orange County Poverty Alleviation…

Orange County Catholic Worker v. Orange County, Case 8:18-cv- 000155, Filed 01/29/18

Lawsuit filed by the Elder Law and Disability Rights Center in the US District Court for the Central District of California, Southern Division. 40 pages.

A Conversation on Poverty (video)

A conversation between Mohammed Ally, attorney and founder of Orange County Poverty Alleviation Coalition and Irvine resident and researcher Dr. Coleman. Provides a good overview of the OC Homelessness crisis at this point in time, March - May 2018,…

A Survey of Best Practices: Communities Making A Difference

Most People Aren’t Affected by Homelessness. Until You Are. Until you come home from a war and just can’t tackle the day-to-day responsibilities needed to provide shelter. Until an elder, without money or family, takes to the street. Until the…

Orange County Continuum of Care 2017 Homeless Count and Survey Report Point In Time

On a single night in January 2017, 4,792 people experienced homelessness in Orange County. Homeless people in Orange County are diverse: they are young and old, men and women, chronic and newly homeless, alone or in families. The
2017 count shows…

An Assessment of Homeless Services in Orange County

Susan Price (OC’s Continuum of Care Director aka The Homelessness Czar) assessment of homelessness services in Orange County and the need to do more. 43 pages. Includes glossary, program descriptions such as what does Continuum of Care mean? What is…

Building the System of Care

A set of three distinct presentations describe how the OC Continuum of Care is being built. The first, Assessment of Homeless Services of the County in 2016 and the progress made since then as well as future plans. The second is, Mental Health…

Housing as a Hub for Health, Community, and Upward Mobility

82 page report with 4 Key Recommendations. Excerpts from the report: Housing is increasingly understood to be an important determinant of success in life, affecting health, access to education, and the opportunity for upward mobility. The condition…

A Homeless Bill of Rights (Revolution)

This Article examines an emerging movement so far unexplored by legal scholarship: the proposal and, in some states, the enactment of a Homeless Bill of Rights. This Article presents these new laws as a lens to re-examine storied …

California’s New Vagrancy Laws: The Growing Enactment and Enforcement of Anti-Homeless Laws in the Golden State

Appendix has a list of the anti-vagrancy and other laws/ordinances against homeless people for some OC Cities. The Policy Advocacy Clinic prepared this 2016 update for the Western Regional Advocacy Project (WRAP). WRAP is a non-profit organization…
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