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2019

L.A. County expands investment in combating homelessness 1024 568 admin

L.A. County expands investment in combating homelessness

Results of the 2019 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count showed that despite record-setting progress and unprecedented investment, more work needs to be done at all levels of government to combat the economic factors driving more people into homelessness.

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Editorial: Three things you think you ‘know’ about homelessness in L.A. that aren’t true 746 419 admin

Editorial: Three things you think you ‘know’ about homelessness in L.A. that aren’t true

To our dismay, we in Los Angeles have become increasingly familiar with homelessness. But some of the things we “know” about the phenomenon are simply untrue. Dealing with the problem requires knowing the facts and dismissing the myths. read more
Veteran Homelessness Has Barely Budged In LA. Here’s Why That’s A Win 730 487 admin

Veteran Homelessness Has Barely Budged In LA. Here’s Why That’s A Win

On Tuesday, the county released the bleak results of its annual count of homeless people in Los Angeles. read more
Editorial: California can’t solve its homelessness crisis without protecting renters 840 472 admin

Editorial: California can’t solve its homelessness crisis without protecting renters

Across California, cities and counties are reporting that homelessness — already at crisis levels in some communities — has only gotten worse. read more
Report: LA needs 516,946 affordable homes to meet demand 732 490 admin

Report: LA needs 516,946 affordable homes to meet demand

Los Angeles’s affordable housing crisis is well documented, but an annual report from the California Housing Partnership and the Southern California Association of Nonprofit Housing shines a harsh light on the severity of the matter. read more
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Claudia Finds Renewed Hope

Claudia B (age 27) lived in a vehicle for more than a year with her two sons due to a breakdown of her family support system. She was a walk-in to St. Joseph Center in December 2017 and assigned a…

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Foster Care Alumna On The Advanced Education Path

After aging out of foster care, Erika M. (age 25) had limited resources, family or social supports. Pathways Housing program provided a window of hope for Erika to evade the devastation of homelessness, especially as a transition age youth. She…

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Quarterly Report 13

Two years ago, the voters of Los Angeles County passed Measure H, the landmark sales tax. With that bold affirmation of public will and new resources, we have accelerated our critical work to improve the lives of homeless individual and…

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Homeless Initiative Press Conference (May 14, 2019) 1024 579 admin

Homeless Initiative Press Conference (May 14, 2019)

L.A. County Makes $460 Million Investment in Fight Against Homelessness Year 3 Measure H Spending Plan Funds Expansion of Housing and Prevention 1024 681 admin

L.A. County Makes $460 Million Investment in Fight Against Homelessness Year 3 Measure H Spending Plan Funds Expansion of Housing and Prevention

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a $460 million spending plan for FY 2019-20 to widen and intensify its fight against homelessness.  The five-member board unanimously adopted dozens of recommendations for the third-year budget of Measure…

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