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City to receive $124 million from state for homeless

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles will receive about $124 million in state funding this year to help address its homelessness problem — a substantial increase from last year’s allocation but far from the billions the city is requesting, Mayor Eric Garcetti said July 8. “We all know that homelessness is perhaps the most complicated issue Read More…

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Councilman calls on state for more funds for homeless

LOS ANGELES — City Councilman Mitch O’Farrell called on the state to direct $1.2 billion toward the city’s battle against homelessness, matching the amount of a voter-approved municipal bond measure aimed at attacking the problem. “We need to augment our programs and go beyond and push for 20,000 [supportive housing] units or more,” O’Farrell said, Read More…

Community Lead Story Local News Mayor Eric Garcetti West Edition

Garcetti takes ‘responsibility’ for rise in homeless numbers

LOS ANGELES — Facing rising criticism for the sharp increase in homelessness, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti defended the work being done by the city to address the problem June 11 while saying he takes “full responsibility” for the city’s response to the issue. In a letter to Los Angeles residents, Garcetti insisted that more Read More…