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Tag: Homelessness


New Program Enlists Cities in Homelessness Fight

August 8, 2017

August 8, 2017

A new front in Los Angeles County’s battle against homelessness was launched today with an innovative program aimed at encouraging...

Board of Supervisors Approves Recommendations to Combat Homelessness

June 14, 2017

June 14, 2017

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a wide-ranging set of recommendations Tuesday to combat homelessness, committing to spend...

Homelessness in Los Angeles Jumped by Twenty Percent in the Last Year

June 1, 2017

June 1, 2017

Homelessness in the city of Los Angeles jumped by 20 percent over the last year while the county saw a...

Planning Group for Sales Tax to Help Homeless Draws Up Final Plans

May 11, 2017

May 11, 2017

The citizen planning group for the Measure H sales tax has drawn up final recommendations for how Los Angeles County...

Quarter Cent Tax Levied to Fund Anti-Homelessness Programs in Los Angeles County

March 9, 2017

March 9, 2017

A quarter-cent Los Angeles County sales tax to fund anti-homelessness programs appeared to emerge victorious Wednesday by a thin margin,...

Vote on Sales Tax Increase to Fight Homelessness Approaches

February 8, 2017

February 8, 2017

As the vote on a quarter-cent sales tax increase to fund the fight against homelessness approaches, the Los Angeles County...

Westside Urban Forum to Hold Panel on LA’s Homeless Problem

September 7, 2016

September 7, 2016

The Westside Urban Forum is to host a panel discussion on homelessness on September 16. WUF has assembled a distinguished panel...

Veterans Affairs Review

July 22, 2016

July 22, 2016

By Atlas Novack On July 14, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) held a panel at the VA Greater...

Homeless People Increases by 5.7 in Los Angeles

May 5, 2016

May 5, 2016

The number of homeless people in Los Angeles County increased 5.7 percent over the past year to reach 46,874, according...

Mayor Eric Garcetti’s proposal to spend $138 million to address homelessness

April 28, 2016

April 28, 2016

The Los Angeles City Council’s Budget and FinanceCommittee took a closer look at Mayor Eric Garcetti’s proposal to spend $138...