On the night of January 23, 2019 there were 1,034 people who were literally homeless in the Fairfax-Falls Church community. This represents a five percent increase from the number counted in January 2018, or 47 more people than the 987 people counted in 2018. One of the factors contributing to this increase include a shortage of affordable housing options, including new permanent supportive housing and rapid rehousing. The total decrease in the homeless population from 2008 to 2019 is 44 percent, which represents 801 less people homeless on one night in January 2019 then there were on one night in January 2008.
For more information about the 2019 Point-in-Time count, visit the Fairfax County Office to Prevent and End Homelessness web page by clicking here.