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Homekey:  Dunamis House Making the Grade 600 541 Marlon Baker

Homekey:  Dunamis House Making the Grade

The stories of young people who once were at risk of homelessness and now benefitting from a recently opened Homekey housing complex continue to pour in. The Los Angeles Times recent feature on the Dunamis House in Boyle Heights captures…

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Mobile Clinics Supporting Metro 600 541 Marlon Baker

Mobile Clinics Supporting Metro

To help Metro with its enhanced efforts to improve safety on its trains and buses, Los Angeles County is providing its mobile medical units in key locations to provide immediate health and social services to people experiencing homelessness. The first-of-its-kind…

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Preserving Existing Residential Care Facilities 600 541 Marlon Baker

Preserving Existing Residential Care Facilities

While Los Angeles County, nonprofit organizations and private developers are actively building new affordable and supportive housing units to address the homelessness emergency, a parallel effort is under way to preserve one critical form of existing housing. The Board of…

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Homekey: Avenida Welcomes Homeless 600 541 Marlon Baker

Homekey: Avenida Welcomes Homeless

Avenida, Los Angeles County’s latest Project Homekey for permanent supportive housing, is opening in the Koreatown/Rampart Village area with 75 studio apartments for people experiencing homelessness. Holos Communities partnered with Los Angeles County to renovate the former hotel through Homekey…

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2023 Homeless Count Prompts Vows to Take Urgent Action 600 541 CVillacorte

2023 Homeless Count Prompts Vows to Take Urgent Action

The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority reported the 2023 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count results showed a 9% rise in homelessness on any given night in Los Angeles County to an estimated 75,518 people and a 10% rise in the…

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More Housing and Services in Skid Row 600 541 CVillacorte

More Housing and Services in Skid Row

More than half of the homeless population in Skid Row – about 2,500 people – will move into housing and receive services over the next three years, thanks to a $60 million state grant to Los Angeles County’s Department of…

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Inside Safe in Chatsworth Houses 50 People 600 541 CVillacorte

Inside Safe in Chatsworth Houses 50 People

The City and County of Los Angeles worked hand-in-hand on an Inside Safe operation in Chatsworth, bringing more than 50 unhoused residents indoors, and resolving an encampment located alongside a flood control channel and transit station. Inside Safe is a…

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Homeless Outreach by Specialized Teams in Long Beach 600 541 CVillacorte

Homeless Outreach by Specialized Teams in Long Beach

    The Department of Health Services’ Housing for Health sends specialized street outreach teams across Los Angeles County to offer help to people experiencing homelessness, and is expanding those teams under the current State of Emergency declared by the…

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LA County Removes Abandoned, Destroyed RVs 600 541 CVillacorte

LA County Removes Abandoned, Destroyed RVs

LA County departments work to remove burned and abandoned RVs in Gardena on June 1, 2023. (Photo by Los Angeles County) Los Angeles County is ramping up efforts to remove recreational vehicles (RV’s) that had served as encampments for people…

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White House launches ALL INside 600 541 CVillacorte

White House launches ALL INside

The Biden Administration launched ALL INside, a first-of-its-kind initiative to address unsheltered homelessness across the country by entering into partnerships with cities such as the City of Los Angeles, which accounts for  60 percent of the homeless population in Los…

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