LA County officials call for $100 million affordable housing plan to fight homelessness

Drawing a line between homelessness and high housing costs, a pair of Los Angeles County supervisors have proposed spending $100 million a year on affordable housing.

County Supervisors Sheila Kuehl and Mark Ridley-Thomas want the majority of the funds to be used to build housing for low and very-low income people, as well to preserve existing affordable units. They say this would keep people from falling into homelessness. They also proposed building homes for people who’ve already ended up on the streets…
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