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2018

From homeless to home sweet home 906 483 admin

From homeless to home sweet home

Almost 900 people have been housed through L.A. County’s Homeless Incentive Program. Meet Felicia Rich, who recently moved into a home of her own. There’s room to look up at the stars in her backyard, and space to spend time…

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L.A. County Enhances Interim Housing Standards for the Homeless

Bolstering the countywide movement to combat and prevent homelessness, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today approved an ordinance to establish a new public health permit and licensing requirement to ensure uniform Countywide standards for interim housing facilities that…

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My News LA: Public Health Creates New Permits, Standards for Temporary Housing

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved an ordinance to set new public health standards for the network of temporary housing providers offering 7,700 beds to homeless individuals countywide. Each of the 234 publicly funded facilities — out…

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NBCLA: Measure H Helped 10,000 Homeless People Into Permanent Housing, Officials Say

A half-cent sales tax passed by Los Angeles County voters nearly two years ago to fund homeless programs has been a significant success, some government leaders said Monday as they urged the public to volunteer for the upcoming homeless count.…

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Daily Breeze: Los Angeles officials say strides are being made in the ongoing battle against homelessness 817 575 admin

Daily Breeze: Los Angeles officials say strides are being made in the ongoing battle against homelessness

For more than a year, Arrengton Jackson slept in her car before she was able to move into a subsidized apartment in Harbor Gateway North. On the streets, sleep didn’t come easy, she said, as she braced for midnight knocks…

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LA County & City Officials Announce Thousands of Homeless Have Been Housed and Launch 2019 Homeless Count Volunteer Drive 1024 583 admin

LA County & City Officials Announce Thousands of Homeless Have Been Housed and Launch 2019 Homeless Count Volunteer Drive

Standing in the courtyard of a brand-new affordable housing apartment building, LA City Mayor Eric Garcetti, LA County Supervisors Mark Ridley-Thomas and Janice Hahn, and Los Angeles City Councilmember Joe Buscaino announced that tens of thousands of families and individuals…

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Quarterly Report 11: A dynamic countywide movement creating lasting change

While movements take time to build, thousands of individuals and families already have been helped through a major expansion of outreach, emergency shelter, rapid rehousing, permanent supportive housing and benefits advocacy for homeless disabled adults – in all parts of the…

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A Fresh Start From Jail In Reach

The client is a 31-year old Hispanic male, who had been homeless for 15 years with no social support. He had been in and out of Juvenile Hall as a youth and had multiple incarcerations as an adult and a…

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Elizabeth Hernandez: Family Embraces New Home

The inability to obtain a stable job affected her finances and ability to obtain daycare for her children, factors that put her at risk of being homeless. Elizabeth battles with stress and anxiety when things do not seem to be…

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From Homeless to Housed: Kamesha’s Story 1024 1002 admin

From Homeless to Housed: Kamesha’s Story

Kamesha Christopher had been homeless for 2 years. She is a 45-year old single mother with an 11-year old son. Kamesha lost her job one day and with no safety net, she could no longer afford to pay rent. Luckily,…

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