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2019

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Faces on the Journey Home: Danielle

“A home is your closure, your restoration.”

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Faces on the Journey Home: Dominique

“Faces on the Journey Home” is our new series featuring individuals who have emerged from homelessness with hope and a renewed sense of purpose. Dominique, and the others featured, put a human face on the homeless crisis and shatter the…

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Faces on the Journey Home: Reginald

“It could happen to anybody.”

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Faces on the Journey Home: Rockey

“I got my key and cried.”

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Faces on the Journey Home: Travis

“Everyone is human. No one deserves to be homeless.”

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Expanding investment in fighting homelessness

County Supervisors are continuing their commitment to fighting homelessness with a $460 million investment in year three of Measure H. While citing milestones made to date, they also noted challenges that will require collaboration between all levels of government and…

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A two-for-one tenant bill now includes rent cap and eviction protections

One of the few remaining tenant protection measures still alive in the California Capitol became a two-for-one bill this weekend, after lawmakers amended rent cap legislation to include eviction restrictions. read more
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California leaders strike deal to give cities and counties hundreds of millions to fight homelessness

Reporting from Sacramento — As California contends with dramatic increases in its homeless population, state lawmakers could vote as early as Monday on a plan to send hundreds of millions of dollars to local governments to help address the problem alongside a series of proposals to cajole cities and counties to allow more housing development. read more
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On the Front Lines: How ‘Street Medicine’ Is Helping the Homeless Get Better

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – Twice a week, Negeen Farmand, a physician assistant at the Saban Community Clinic in Hollywood, grabs her backpack and heads out to her other office — a homeless encampment just off the 101 freeway. “It kind of makes sense for us to go out and meet them where they’re at, versus waiting for them to come to us which may or may not happen,” Farmand told Spectrum News 1. read more
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Supervisors approve measures to protect housing aid recipients

Los Angeles is taking steps to improve the County’s severe housing crisis. The “Source of Income Protection” ordinance was approved by the Los Angeles Board of Supervisors at Tuesday’s meeting. The new chapter prohibits landowners from discriminating against potential renters based on their income or housing assistance needs of any kind, such as Section 8 vouchers, federally-funded rental assistance programs, and the Flexible Housing Subsidy Pool. read more
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