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Homelessness Spikes Up 12 Percent in L.A. County
June 6, 2019
    Homelessness in Los Angeles County spiked by 12% over the past year to reach an estimated 58,936 people, according to figures released today, with the region’s housing costs outpacing wages and forcing people onto the streets faster than authorities can find them shelter. ... read more »
L.A. County Approves $460 Million in Homeless Initiatives
May 17, 2019
The five elected officials who govern Los Angeles County today approved $460 million in Measure H spending on homelessness, increasing their commitment to the problem in the face of a widely anticipated rise in the numbers of people without a permanent home. ... read more »
Councilmember Harris-Dawson and Mayor Garcetti Break Ground on New Bridge Housing in Council District Eight
April 18, 2019
Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson and Mayor Garcetti broke ground today on a new emergency bridge housing facility that will provide beds for 100 homeless Angelenos at a time, and offer on-site supportive services to help them transition into permanent housing. The project will be the first of Mayor Garcetti’s “A Bridge Home” sites to open in South L.A. ... read more »
Los Angeles Southwest College hosts 4th Homeless Service Professionals Job Fair of Los Angeles 
January 31, 2019
A partnership with the Office of Mayor Eric Garcetti and other regional leaders, the hiring fair connected hundreds of Angelenos with meaningful job opportunities in homeless services  ... read more »
Measure H Helped 10,000 Homeless People Into Permanent Housing, Officials Say
November 29, 2018
A half-cent sales tax passed by Los Angeles County voters nearly two years ago to fund homeless programs has been a significant success, some government leaders said today as they urged the public to volunteer for the upcoming homeless count. ... read more »
LAHSA Expanding Host Home Program for Transitional Age Youth
August 1, 2018
The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority announced today it will start seeking bids in August for a variety of interim housing projects -- including transitional, bridge and crisis housing – and for a new program aimed at finding homes for youth aged 18-24.  ... read more »
West Angeles CDC Breaks Ground on New Affordable Housing Project
July 5, 2018
Sunny skies and beautiful weather were the perfect complement to the June 29 groundbreaking ceremony on a new affordable senior housing development for seniors and special needs residents. ... read more »
Exposition Park Embraces Everyone In 
April 19, 2018
Hundreds of people in Exposition Park got an up-close look at solutions to homelessness during United Way of Greater Los Angeles’ first-ever Everyone In pop-up community event.  ... read more »
Mayor Garcetti, L.A. City Council Declare Shelter Crisis
April 19, 2018
Mayor signs package of ordinances to address L.A.’s homelessness crisis. Shelter Crisis Declaration, Permanent Supportive Housing Ordinance, and Interim Motel Conversion Ordinance will help thousands of homeless Angelenos move indoors. ... read more »
HUD Grants the Nation $2 Billion to Address Homelessness
January 18, 2018
Los Angeles gets over $100 Million ... read more »
Volunteer for the Homeless Count
November 30, 2017
LAHSA hopes to enlist even more volunteers for the next Homeless Count, scheduled January 23-25, 2018. ... read more »
Homeless Outreach Teams Fan Out Across Los Angeles County 
November 2, 2017
Calling it “Measure H at work,” Board of Supervisors Chairman Mark Ridley- Thomas recently announced that “street engagement teams” are fanning out across Los Angeles County to have face-to-face interactions with people experiencing homelessness, and to help them access housing, healthcare, and other supportive services.  ... read more »
Taste Of Soul Nation Helps The Homeless 
October 19, 2017
The city and county of Los Angeles are undertaking a historic effort to address homelessness across the region. ... read more »
Measure H Tax Increase will Go Into Effect October 1
October 2, 2017
The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration has sent a reminder to L.A. County residents that the Measure H sales tax increase is now in effect as of October 1. ... read more »
Los Angeles Homeless Service Authority Holds Information Session Aimed at Community to Help the Homeless
September 28, 2017
The session focused on statistics and information toward families and individuals living in Service Planning Area (SPA) 6, which covers much of South Los Angeles ... read more »
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