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LAT: L.A. County to expand mobile shower program for homeless people 1024 576 admin

LAT: L.A. County to expand mobile shower program for homeless people

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to expand a pilot program to offer homeless people access to hygiene via mobile showers. The motion approved by the board will set aside up to $200,000 from Homeless Initiative funds…

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LAT: Jobs and work support could curtail L.A.’s stubborn homeless crisis, study says 1024 576 admin

LAT: Jobs and work support could curtail L.A.’s stubborn homeless crisis, study says

Providing jobs and other aid to Los Angeles County residents soon after they land in the streets could help prevent 2,600 to 5,200 people a year from falling into persistent homelessness, according to a new study from a liberal think…

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LAT: Many people work hard to avoid the homeless. These volunteers embrace them.

The homelessness crisis gripping Southern California is impossible to miss — and evokes many different emotions. Read More

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LAT: L.A. County expands homeless services with toilets in Venice and overnight parking in Hollywood and North Hollywood 1024 576 admin

LAT: L.A. County expands homeless services with toilets in Venice and overnight parking in Hollywood and North Hollywood

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to expand services for homeless people in areas where the city of Los Angeles has struggled.  Read More

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NBC LA: LA County Approves Plan to Give Homeless Safe Parking Sites

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors took a step toward what they believe will help ease the county’s homeless crisis on Tuesday. Read More

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LA Mag: Here’s What’s Being Done to End L.A.’s Homelessness Crisis 800 500 admin

LA Mag: Here’s What’s Being Done to End L.A.’s Homelessness Crisis

You don’t need us to tell you that the city and county are in the midst of a homelessness crisis—the worst in the region’s history and the worst in the nation. Just look out the window on your daily commute.…

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Patch: LA County Eases Up On Granny Flat Rules To Combat Homeless Crisis 800 600 admin

Patch: LA County Eases Up On Granny Flat Rules To Combat Homeless Crisis

In a bid for more affordable housing, LA County officials are easing up on rules governing granny flats and backyard rental units. Read More

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LAT: L.A. transit officials consider Metro-owned sites in Valley, Venice to aid homeless 1024 576 admin

LAT: L.A. transit officials consider Metro-owned sites in Valley, Venice to aid homeless

Los Angeles County transportation officials have identified five properties, including parking lots in the San Fernando Valley and a former bus yard in Venice Beach, that could be used to provide services or temporary housing for Los Angeles County’s growing…

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LAT: Emergency shelters get a boost as L.A. County increases homelessness spending by $143 million 1024 576 admin

LAT: Emergency shelters get a boost as L.A. County increases homelessness spending by $143 million

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to increase spending to address homelessness by $143 million in 2018-19 — the second year of money flowing from the Measure H sales tax increase that voters approved last year. Read…

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KPCC: Where your tax dollars are going in LA’s fight against homelessness 1024 768 admin

KPCC: Where your tax dollars are going in LA’s fight against homelessness

The L.A. County Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved plans to spend $400 million in the fiscal year that begins in July to combat homelessness. The money comes from Measure H, the 1/4-cent sales tax voters passed last year. Read More

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