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People in Los Angeles are offering to shelter the homeless in tiny backyard homes. It could be a solution to a spiraling homelessness crisis.

Business Insider; by Aria Bendix   Sep. 16, 2018, 10:30 AM Read original article here. While the county is reviewing applications, the city is still researching the advantages of accessory dwelling units. Tony Gutierrez/AP Los Angeles county is close to building one backyard unit for the homeless as part of its $550,000 pilot program, but the remaining units […]

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6 Homeless LGBTQ Youths Share Their Stories

6 Homeless LGBTQ Youths Share Their Stories

  06/14/2018 04:51 pm ET Updated Jun 15, 2018; by James Michael Nichols 6 Homeless LGBTQ Youths Share Their Stories When photographer Letizia Mariotti began meeting homeless LGBTQ youth in New York City, she felt a duty to help spread their stories. She began photographing the queer youth she encountered at LGBTQ gathering places and interviewing them about […]

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Cyndi Lauper unveils report on LGBTQ youth homelessness

The Associated PressPublished 7:07 a.m. ET June 29, 2018, Photo: Rebecca Cabage/Invision/AP The interactive report ranks how states provide services such as housing and mental health for homeless youth based on a variety of criteria, including access to hormone therapy for transgender people and testing for sexually transmitted diseases. It is a joint project between Lauper’s […]

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LA approves fast-tracked plan to build homeless housing

By DAILY NEWS | and ELIZABETH CHOU | echou@scng.com | PUBLISHED: April 11, 2018 at 6:44 pm | UPDATED: April 12, 2018 at 6:43 pm LA approves fast-tracked plan to build homeless housing, convert motels into temporary shelters. The Los Angeles City Council gave the green light to new rules aimed at speeding up the construction of permanent housing for the homeless, and to convert […]

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