Los Angeles plans for spending $1.2 billion to help homeless

Jan 16, 2017
Priority for much of the housing money will go to people who’ve been on the streets for a long time, with no respite. But some think more of the money should go to help homeless families.
Manuel Compito, a homeless advocate, at a restaurant on the border of Skid Row in Los Angeles, an area that has become emblematic of the city's homelessness crisis.
Carla Green

What's pushing family homelessness to record levels?

Mar 2, 2015
High rents and a housing subsidy shortage are pushing families into homelessness.

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