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February 2019

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Thinking Outside the Housing Box

From modern garage conversions to classic L.A.-inspired bungalows to light-filled modular units made from shipping containers, take a look at the concepts pushing the design bar and promising brighter futures for those experiencing homelessness.

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Measure H hits progress milestones

At a new 160-unit housing complex in Harbor Gateway, County leaders touted progress made under Measure H, the quarter cent sales tax to combat homelessness. More than 10,000 homeless individuals and families have been permanently housed in the first 15…

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Hackers get creative on homelessness

Hack for LA recently brought coders, developers, engineers and leaders from different sectors together as part of a National Day of Civic Hacking. The focus of the event was on homelessness and how experts and the community could work together…

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County invests to grow affordable housing stock

An unprecedented series of investments by Los Angeles County is helping to boost the supply of affordable housing. As high rents place many at risk of homelessness, these developments mean housing and hope for thousands of people. Learn more in…

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Help wanted on the front lines of homeless outreach

After experiencing homelessness and receiving help from the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority, Johnny Smith is safely housed and hoping to pay it forward. Smith was one of 150 applicants to attend LAHSA’s first job fair of 2018. The agency…

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Looking for a paycheck with purpose?

Homeless service providers throughout Los Angeles County are looking for qualified, motivated individuals to join the vital field of homeless services. The Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative, the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority and the Office of Los Angeles Mayor…

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Hot showers, haircuts and hope

It’s something most of us take for granted, but for people experiencing homelessness, access to a hot shower and a clean towel can be a big deal. A new weekly program at Whittier Narrows Recreation Area makes portable showers from…

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Are you in? Everyone In campaign launches to fight homelessness

A new campaign developed by the United Way and embraced by a wide range of civic partners is working to boost public participation in the fight against homelessness. Find out more at unitedwayla.org/everyone_in

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Inspiration and dedication on display at 2nd Homeless Initiative Conference

Leaders of Los Angeles County’s mobilization against homelessness gathered recently for the second annual Homeless Initiative Conference. Innovation, challenges and some inspiring life stories were at the heart of the event.

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Sam Randolph’s journey

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