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‘I made it home:’ Homeless vets celebrate new Harbor Gateway apartments

DAILY BREEZE – A congresswoman, philanthropic-minded developers and investors all lined up to speak Thursday at the grand opening celebration of the Vermont Villas in Harbor Gateway. But it was Army veteran Jimmie Lee Anderson, who spent years living on…

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How L.A. is housing thousands of homeless long before Proposition HHH units get built

New homeless housing to be built using the $1.2-billion bond Los Angeles city voters approved in November may be three to five years in the future. In the meantime, a program created by Mitchell H. Katz, director of the Los…

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How the homeless count is going high-tech

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L.A. County approves sweeping plan to reduce homelessness

Calling the decision historic and unprecedented, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Tuesday unanimously approved a sweeping plan to reduce homelessness. Prompted by a 12 percent increase since 2013 across the county in the number of people who were…

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Thousands Volunteer To Help Count Homeless In LA County

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Thousands of volunteers took to the streets Tuesday night to kick off a three-night effort to count homeless people in the Greater Los Angeles area. The count is organized by the city- and county-run Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority. The tally will…

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Community weighs in on plans to address homelessness

Community members got their first chance Wednesday to weigh in on new plans by the city and county of Los Angeles to address the region’s growing problem with homelessness. During two public hearings, advocates for the homeless praised the proposals…

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Los Angeles County outlines strategies to reduce homelessness

Los Angeles County officials released a wide-ranging plan Thursday with nearly four dozen recommended strategies to address homelessness in the region. The problem has grown in recent years, with more than 44,000 people found to be without homes in last year’s…

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Senate Democrats propose $2 billion plan for homeless

In an opening to this year’s budget negotiations at the Capitol, Senate Democrats on Monday proposed a $2 billion bond to build homes for homeless people with mental illnesses. The measure would be funded by Proposition 63, the existing, 1…

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LA’s homeless crisis gives rise to unconventional shelters

By day, All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Highland Park is a place of worship. By night, it’s where dozens of people come to sleep under dimmed lights, in the wooden pews. “I lay right down here, ” Zonia Sotelo, 46,…

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A Gateway to fight homelessness

With homelessness on the rise throughout southeast Los Angeles County, the Board of Supervisors has infused an additional $860,000 into a multifaceted effort led by the Gateway Cities Council of Governments to identify and house homeless individuals and families. The…

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