Skid Row

In a homeless district, growing numbers raise tensions

Jun 1, 2015
Services are concentrated on Skid Row, where firms say conditions have worsened.
Posted In: homelessness, homeless, Skid Row

In Los Angeles, homeless camps are suddenly everywhere

May 28, 2015
It's easier to camp on public land now, and there's less room in shelters.
Posted In: homelessness, Skid Row, Unemployment
The Star Apartments under construction in December 2012 in the Skid Row area of Los Angeles.

Cutting health costs by subsidizing housing

Dec 4, 2014
Experiment in housing for homeless is completed in L.A. – and health-care costs fall.
Posted In: homeless, Skid Row, Housing, health care

Skid Row was L.A.'s solution for homelessness. Now that's changing

Mar 19, 2013
Los Angeles has long steered its homeless population to a border area of downtown rarely seen except by those who work there and the homeless. Now redevelopment is pressing against Skid Row, and advocates are taking steps to secure homes for the homeless.
Posted In: homeless, los angeles, Skid Row, gentrification