As hundreds of volunteers prepare to take part in San Francisco’s 2017 Point-In-Time Homeless Count and Survey, many wonder why there aren’t more accurate ways to produce this data.  Check out a short excerpt from an article on the count by Hoodline:

“The count serves as the primary source of data on homeless persons in San Francisco. But its methodological shortcomings stand to produce an underestimation of the city’s homeless population in 2017.”

For more on this, check out the article from Hoodline