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Homeless deaths in LA County doubled between 2013 and 2018

October 30, 2019
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The average death age for homeless residents is 51, compared to 73 for the general population, a new report finds. | Photo by Michele Crameri/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Being homeless in LA “is becoming increasingly deadly,” says a new report The number of homeless residents dying in Los Angeles...

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LA awards $24.3M for homeless housing at West LA VA campus

October 24, 2019
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A rendering of the revamped campus. | Courtesy of West LA Veterans Collective Work is slated to get underway next year The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve up to $24.3 million in funding to repurpose a building on the Veterans Affairs campus in West Los Angeles...

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LA approves $358.1M for 2,998 affordable apartments

October 16, 2019
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The Thatcher Yard affordable housing development would rise on a former city maintenance yard. The City Council allocated $358.1 million for affordable housing developments, including $11.6 million for Thatcher Yard. | Via Venice Neighborhood Council The total number of Measure HHH-funded units in the pipeline now stands at 8,625 The...

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Bridge housing for families opens in old Hollywood mansion

October 15, 2019
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The pink mansion faces Hollywood Boulevard at the intersection of Camino Palermo. | Courtesy Aviva The building known as Wallis House will house up to 40 young women and their children A new bridge housing facility that will provide wraparound services to 40 young women and their children opened today...

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Los Angeles city attorney asks Supreme Court to rule on where homeless can sleep

September 25, 2019
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By Jenna Chandler  Curbed published on September 25, 2019 3:20 pm City Attorney Mike Feuer says the Martin v. Boise decision was too ambiguous. Tents line the street in Skid Row. Roby ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images The city of Los Angeles is joining the fight against a ruling that lets homeless...

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Homelessness: Los Angeles Wants to Spend $100M on Housing and Services for Homeless People

September 22, 2015
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Image via Tom Andrews / Curbed LA flickr pool LA's seen a startling swell in the numbers of homeless people in just the last two years and is producing just a fifth of the supportive housing it would need to help get some of those people off the streets, so...

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Homelessness: Los Angeles Producing Just a Fifth of the Homeless Housing it Needs Every Year

September 10, 2015
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Image via Tom Andrews Los Angeles's new committee on homelessness was created four months ago with the hopes of tackling the growing rate of homelessness in the city head on, but a committee meeting this week revealed exactly how far, far, far away they are from solving the problem. Helmi...

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Homelessness: Nearly 1 Million People Were Homeless in Los Angeles Between 2002 and 2010

August 25, 2015
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A map of where people are homeless in LA County There are a lot more people living on the streets in Los Angeles these days, but a new study on precursors to homelessness and chronic homelessness out from Economic Roundtable, an LA-based nonprofi, has some new, even more depressing stats....

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Orwellian Things: Los Angeles Passes New Rules to Just Take Some People’s Stuff

June 17, 2015
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Image via Tom Andrews The Los Angeles City Council preliminarily passed two ordinances yesterday that will make it much easier to take your stuff and penalize you for bringing it in public in the first place. Council President Herb Wesson pushed the vote through without public comment, despite a roomful...

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Depressing Map Thing: Mapping the Widespread Homelessness That Runs Throughout Los Angeles County

June 4, 2015
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When the numbers were released last month, 2015's Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority homeless count (conducted every two years) revealed that the sheer numbers of homeless individuals in LA had increased by 12 percent across both the city and county of Los Angeles, and that there was a sharp rise...

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