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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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Thinking Outside the Box to Address Homelessness, L.A. County Awards $4.5M for Innovative Housing Solutions 1024 512 admin

Thinking Outside the Box to Address Homelessness, L.A. County Awards $4.5M for Innovative Housing Solutions

Today, the Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative announced the winners of the first-ever Housing Innovation Challenge, a call for proposals that has awarded $4.5 million in Measure H funding for game-changing creative and scalable permanent housing solutions for those experiencing…

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L.A. County Makes Increased Investment in Partnership with Cities in Fight Against Homelessness 1024 576 admin

L.A. County Makes Increased Investment in Partnership with Cities in Fight Against Homelessness

Building on their regional approach to tackling homelessness, the Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative and United Way of Greater Los Angeles announced the award of more than $3.8 million in Measure H funding to bolster the work of cities in…

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L.A. County Enhances Interim Housing Standards for the Homeless 1024 682 admin

L.A. County Enhances Interim Housing Standards for the Homeless

Bolstering the countywide movement to combat and prevent homelessness, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today approved an ordinance to establish a new public health permit and licensing requirement to ensure uniform Countywide standards for interim housing facilities that…

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LA County & City Officials Announce Thousands of Homeless Have Been Housed and Launch 2019 Homeless Count Volunteer Drive 1024 583 admin

LA County & City Officials Announce Thousands of Homeless Have Been Housed and Launch 2019 Homeless Count Volunteer Drive

Standing in the courtyard of a brand-new affordable housing apartment building, LA City Mayor Eric Garcetti, LA County Supervisors Mark Ridley-Thomas and Janice Hahn, and Los Angeles City Councilmember Joe Buscaino announced that tens of thousands of families and individuals…

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L.A. County Engages Tech Industry in the Fight Against Homelessness

The Los Angeles County Chief Executive Office/Homeless Initiative and the Chief Information Office have launched a new initiative to enlist the technology industry in the Countywide effort to prevent and combat homelessness.  In a bold move to harness the resources…

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L.A. County Makes Increased Investment in Partnership with Cities in Fight Against Homelessness

Building on its regional approach to tackling homelessness, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved $9 million in Measure H funding to bolster the work of cities in implementing city-specific plans to combat and prevent homelessness.   This…

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Measure H Year-One Report Card: Nearly 7,500 Permanently Housed and Thousands More Helped with Interim Housing and Services 1024 512 admin

Measure H Year-One Report Card: Nearly 7,500 Permanently Housed and Thousands More Helped with Interim Housing and Services

Results of the first full year of Measure H funding are in, demonstrating widespread progress as services ramped up and thousands of individuals and families were housed temporarily or permanently. Significantly, 7,448 homeless families and individuals are now in permanent…

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L.A. County Launches First-of-its-Kind Online Portal to Address Street Homelessness 906 483 admin

L.A. County Launches First-of-its-Kind Online Portal to Address Street Homelessness

Today, the Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative and Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority launched the Los Angeles Homeless Outreach Portal, dubbed LA-HOP, the new Countywide Web-based portal that channels outreach support to people experiencing homelessness.  Funded by Measure H, the…

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First-ever Innovation Challenge Awards Offer Nearly $5 Million for Game-Changing Solutions in Fight Against Homelessness 1024 512 admin

First-ever Innovation Challenge Awards Offer Nearly $5 Million for Game-Changing Solutions in Fight Against Homelessness

Today, the Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative launched the Housing Innovation Challenge, a call for proposals that will award $4.5 million from the Measure H Housing Innovation Fund for creative and scalable permanent housing solutions for those experiencing homelessness in…

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