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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 »
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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 »
L.A. County Supervisors Advance Plans for Permanent Housing
August 24, 2017
Los Angeles County Board Supervisor Chairman Mark Ridley-Thomas outlined the path for progress to ensure permanent housing for those who are experiencing homelessness, during a press conference on Tuesday, August 22. ... read more »
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Religious Leaders Join Mayor in Anti-Homeless Pledge
July 27, 2017
More than 100 religious leaders from Los Angeles joined Mayor Eric Garcetti last Thursday and signed a pledge to help in the fight against homelessness ... read more »
City Council Approves $9.2 Billion Budget for Next Fiscal Year
May 24, 2017
The Los Angeles City Council approved a proposed $9.2 billion budget for the upcoming fiscal year ... read more »
Citizen Planning Group Draws Final Recommendations for Measure H Money
May 17, 2017
The 50-member panel consists of homeless advocates, service providers, local government and county officials, and business and nonprofit leaders ... read more »
Measure H
March 7, 2017
Measure H, also known as the “Los Angeles County Plan to Prevent and Combat Homelessness,” will be on the March 7 ballot. This measure seeks to institute a quarter-cent county wide sales tax to pay for services that benefit homeless individuals. The average consumer will pay a little more than a dollar a month to provide life altering programs to those in need. Services include mental health, job training, substance abuse treatment, emergency and affordable housing, prevention and support services for homeless children, families, foster youth, veterans, and many more. If passed by a two-thirds majority vote, this tax will last for 10 years. It is estimated to generate $355 million a year for these programs which are vital to keeping people off the streets. Measure H will not solve the problem overnight but represents a large investment in an even larger problem. ... read more »
Sentinel Endorses Yes on H
March 1, 2017
A human tragedy of major proportions has been growing steadily in Los Angeles County with no signs of declining, despite the slow but encouraging economic rebound from the Great Recession that hit our nation, state and local community with full force in 2009. ... read more »
 Councilmember Harris-Dawson says YES on H, No on S 
March 1, 2017
As we approach the March 7 elections, the Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper sat down with one of the leading voices for both Black Los Angeles and Los Angeles Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson to discuss the legalization of marijuana, Proposition HHH, Measure H, Measure S, and his plans to tackle the issue of homelessness throughout his administration. ... read more »
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