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Point-in-Time Count

The 2022 Point-in-Time (PIT) Count will count people experiencing homelessness on Wednesday January 26, 2022. The 2022 PIT Count Methodology document details how Orange County will complete the count.

PIT Service Count
Service providers and volunteers continued to survey community members January 27 - February 2 to determine the total number of people who experienced homelessness on January 26, 2022. Here is more information on the service count:


The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requires communities across the United States to conduct a Point-in-Time (PIT) count each year to determine the number of people experiencing homelessness in local communities. The PIT uses survey data collected from individuals and families about their living situation and background and information from service providers to assemble a complete picture of everyone experiencing homelessness on a particular night, usually the last Wednesday in January. Find PIT Count data here.

2021 PIT Feedback Session

Service providers and stakeholders are invited to a community meeting to share feedback from the 2021 Point-In-Time Count on Thursday, December 16th from 9-10am .

Due to COVID-19 OCPEH will not recruit volunteers for the 2022 Point-in-Time count. We plan to resume volunteer counting for the 2023 Point-in-Time count.

  • This videoproduced by the Triangle Community Foundation​, documents the PIT volunteer experience


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