Homeless Funding

Total number of single adult households exited went from 82 persons in 2018 to 167 persons in 2020 (blue); An increase in exits of over 100%.

A total of 200 Families exited homelessness between 2018 and 2020 (orange).

In total, 541 households exited homelessness. 
Those households were made up of 917 people:

  • 576 individuals in Families

  • 341 individuals in households without children

Exits include:

  1. Permanent housing

  2. Temporary housing (shelter, hotel, friends/family, temporary housing),  and

  3. Institutional settings (psychiatric facility, substance use treatment/detox, long-term care facility, or jail/prison)

For adult households without children: 

  • 83% of Exits were to permanent destinations;

  • Nearly 9% of Exits were to temporary destinations Nearly 9% were exits to institutional settings

For families with children under the age of 18:

  • 80% of exits were to permanent destinations;

  • 18% of exits were to temporary destinations and 2% were exits to institutional settings

When considering that the $15,641,109 received between FY 17-18 and FY 20-21 supported the total 541 household exits:

  • The average cost per household exit was $28,911

  • The average cost per person/exit was $17,057

Based upon this cost per exit average:
Every $1M dollars put toward policies in El Dorado County has reflected an ability for the CoC to exit approximately 59 residents from homelessness.