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Kuehl, Ridley-Thomas Unveil Massive Affordable Housing Plan 750 499 admin

Kuehl, Ridley-Thomas Unveil Massive Affordable Housing Plan

Supervisors Sheila Kuehl and Mark Ridley-Thomas have unveiled a comprehensive affordable housing plan marking an unprecedented financial commitment of up to $100 million annually toward low and very low-income housing programs as well as workforce housing programs across Los Angeles…

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To tackle homelessness, look to jails, hospitals, foster homes, group says 750 499 admin

To tackle homelessness, look to jails, hospitals, foster homes, group says

Thousands of people stream out of Los Angeles county jails, foster homes, hospitals and state prisons with no place to go, overwhelming efforts to stem the rise in homelessness, experts said Thursday. The county and state don’t track how many…

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Making an Immediate Impact on the Homeless Crisis 750 499 admin

Making an Immediate Impact on the Homeless Crisis

On a motion by Supervisors Mark Ridley-Thomas and Michael Antonovich, the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved investing $15 million on programs to rapidly rehouse the homeless and to prevent families and individuals from becoming homeless. The money would come…

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KPCC: LA County could add more homeless shelter beds for El Niño 750 499 admin

KPCC: LA County could add more homeless shelter beds for El Niño

Los Angeles County emergency managers told the Board of Supervisors Tuesday they plan a more assertive approach to getting river-dwelling homeless people out of the way of stormwater that could come with a rainy El Niño winter. Read the full…

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Pasadena Star News: L.A. County supervisors to spend $15M on homeless housing programs 750 499 admin

Pasadena Star News: L.A. County supervisors to spend $15M on homeless housing programs

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously agreed Tuesday to spend $15 million to fund housing programs for the county’s homeless. The plan, authored by Supervisors Mark Ridley-Thomas and Michael Antonovich, will create and fund… Read full article here:…

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Supervisors Ridley-Thomas and Knabe call for $600,000 in funding to combat homelessness 750 499 admin

Supervisors Ridley-Thomas and Knabe call for $600,000 in funding to combat homelessness

On October 6, 2015, Supervisors Ridley-Thomas and Knabe called for $600,000 in funding to enter into an agreement with Persons Assisting The Homeless (PATH) in order to implement coordinated and targeted outreach and engagement in the South Bay region, with…

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New funding provides options to combat homelessness 750 499 admin

New funding provides options to combat homelessness

Responding to the needs of a South Bay homeless population estimated at over 3,000 people, Los Angeles County Supervisors Don Knabe and Mark Ridley-Thomas are proposing a funding plan with the goal of providing homeless individuals with interim residential options,…

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Mental Health Center Opens on Skid Row 750 499 admin

Mental Health Center Opens on Skid Row

On September 29, 2015…  

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My News LA: Sups approve $101M in funding for homeless initiatives 750 499 admin

My News LA: Sups approve $101M in funding for homeless initiatives

The Board of Supervisors approved a total of $101 million in funding Tuesday for programs aimed at helping the homeless as part of its final adjustments to the county’s 2015-16 budget. The board doubled its original $50 million commitment to…

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Los Angeles Times: L.A. County adds $50 million to funds for fighting homelessness 750 499 admin

Los Angeles Times: L.A. County adds $50 million to funds for fighting homelessness

A week after Los Angeles city officials announced a plan to commit $100 million toward addressing homelessness, Los Angeles County supervisors voted Tuesday to add $50 million in funding for the issue as part of their midyear budget update. The…

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