Thanks to the San Francisco Chronicle for their coverage of the upcoming homelessness Point in Time Count. In an effort to qualify the city for as much federal funding as possible, hundreds of volunteers will disperse throughout San Francisco to count the city’s homeless population. Here’s an excerpt from the article:

“For more than a decade, cities and counties have been estimating the number of homeless people the same way — by sending volunteers and government officials out for one night to streets, shelters and anywhere else not considered a permanent home to do a visual count. However, they don’t stop to interview anyone, and there are plenty of places where sleeping people can’t be seen.”

For more, check out the article from the San Francisco Chronicle.