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Homeless agency to treat crisis like a natural disaster

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority, which oversees the region’s efforts to combat homelessness but has faced some questions over the speed and scope of its work, unveiled an operational strategy Feb. 18 that it says will mirror responses to natural disasters. Heidi Marston, interim executive director of the authority, said the Read More…

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CAPITOL REPORT: Affordable housing remains at a premium in South L.A.

During Black History Month, it’s important to study our past, reflect on our present and project into our future. Housing in South Los Angeles is certainly a subject worthy as any of such examination, which is why this month’s Capitol Report will be dedicated to the past, present and future of this issue that affects Read More…

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County ranks second in nation for most homeless people

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County has the second largest population of homeless people of any region in the United States, according to a government report released last week. Los Angeles County’s total — 55,188 — was behind only New York City’s 76,501, according to the 2017 Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress by the Read More…