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County homeless program offers 47 strategies

LOS ANGELES — The county Board of Supervisors approved a wide-ranging set of strategies aimed at combating homelessness Feb. 9, ranging from increasing housing subsidies to boosting the income of homeless families. Homelessness is “the most serious humanitarian crisis confronting our county today,” county CEO Sachi Hamai said. A 12.4 percent jump in homelessness countywide Read More…

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City Council takes steps to add homeless shelters

LOS ANGELES — The City Council agreed Nov. 17 to declare a shelter crisis to make it easier to open buildings and parking lots year-round to temporarily house the city’s homeless, now estimated to number about 26,000 people. The language of the declaration still must be drafted by the City Attorney’s Office and come back Read More…