Research on Homelessness in Wealthy Orange County, California

Homelessness as a policy issue has grown to become the most important issue to voters in many communities across America. You might think that homelessness would not be a factor in wealthy Orange County, California, but you would be wrong.

In fact, our research shows that it is the top issue. Over the course of the this summer we have conducted polling and used other research discovery tools to truly understand how voters relate to the homelessness issue, who they think is responsible for solving the problem and what they are willing to do to help solve the problem.

Adam Probolsky spoke at a series of county sponsored events over the last two weeks, where he presenting this data to city, county and community leaders who are working hard to address the homelessness issue.

These events included:

  • South County Homeless Roundtable, Mission Viejo, CA – September 7, 2017
  • Orange County North Service Planning Area Meeting, Anaheim, CA – September 11, 2017
  • Central County Homelessness Service Planning Area Meeting, Newport Beach, CA – September 25, 2018

Here is the presentation:

Probolsky Research – Orange County Voter Survey – Homelessness – Service Planning Area Meetings

For more detailed information on public perception of homelessness or other policy issues, please contact our Newport Beach (949) 855-6400 or San Francisco offices (415) 870-8150.

The 40-minute video which we call a discovery tool, including transcribed comments by voters talking about homelessness can be viewed here: