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LAist: Your Homeless Neighbors Have Probably Lived In LA Longer Than You 775 486 admin

LAist: Your Homeless Neighbors Have Probably Lived In LA Longer Than You

On any given night, there are 52,765 people who fall asleep homeless in Los Angeles County either unsheltered on the street, or in a dedicated homeless shelter. But big numbers do very little to convey who the homeless individuals are.…

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KPCC: Outreach Is Key To Ending Homelessness In Los Angeles. Here’s How It Happens 1024 798 admin

KPCC: Outreach Is Key To Ending Homelessness In Los Angeles. Here’s How It Happens

Every day, hundreds of people in Los Angeles County work homeless outreach — building relationships with homeless residents, and working with them individually to enroll in programs and services already available for help. It’s a major part of LA’s anti-homelessness…

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My News LA: Public Health Creates New Permits, Standards for Temporary Housing 906 483 admin

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 1024 671 admin

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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My News LA: Supervisors Approve $9 Million in Measure H Funding for Cities 1024 682 admin

My News LA: Supervisors Approve $9 Million in Measure H Funding for Cities

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved $9 million in Measure H funding to be distributed to cities in an effort to promote community-centric solutions to homelessness. Supervisor Hilda Solis said cooperation among cities is key to solving…

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CBS News: 7,400 LA Homeless Now In Permanent Housing Through Measure H, Officials Say 1024 512 admin

CBS News: 7,400 LA Homeless Now In Permanent Housing Through Measure H, Officials Say

More than 7,400 homeless people in Los Angeles County have attained permanent housing thanks to Measure H, according to a report released Friday. About 7,448 people are in permanent housing since Measure H began in July 2017, according to numbers from the L.A. County…

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KNX: LA County Launching Outreach Primed to Help Thousands of Homeless 775 425 admin

KNX: LA County Launching Outreach Primed to Help Thousands of Homeless

Los Angeles County is launching a new effort to get help to the tens of thousands of homeless people living in the area. Now, if you see someone on the street who needs help, but it’s not an emergency, you can…

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LAT: County launches online system to connect homeless people with assistance 1024 512 admin

LAT: County launches online system to connect homeless people with assistance

When someone spots a homeless person who needs help, there are many places to call: The police, a City Council office, a homeless services provider such as PATH, the L.A. City 311 line, or the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority.…

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LA CURBED: Councilmember’s field office will offer safe parking for homeless residents 920 613 admin

LA CURBED: Councilmember’s field office will offer safe parking for homeless residents

A parking lot for Councilmember Mike Bonin’s field office at the West LA Civic Center will be turned into a safe parking site for homeless Angelenos living in their cars. The pilot program was endorsed last night by the West…

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