LA OKs Paying Homeless To Collect TrashThe city receives an average of 200 requests per day through its 311 mobile app regarding dumping, debris and other trash-related nuisances.
Report: LA Needs Stricter Enforcement Of Sidewalk TentsThe city controller also recommended adding storage bins to help combat the proliferation of homeless encampments.
Homeless Man Beaten To Death In Downtown LAPolice found the victim lying on the ground with blunt force trauma injuries.
LA Ranks 2nd In US For Number Of Struggling Poor, Report Finds567,000 Angeleno households spent more than half their income on rent or lived in severely inadequate conditions in 2015.
Study: 5 Percent Rent Hike In LA Would Send 2,000 More Into HomelessnessThe median rent in L.A. in June was $2,682, a 4.2 percent increase from the year before.
Protesters Argue Over Approach To HomelessnessPeople marching to "take back their streets" say it's the aggressive panhandlers and drug users, who litter their neighborhoods with syringes, they want arrested.
Was Illegal Curb Painting A Response To Homeless Crisis? Video Commenters Hint At BacklashIs an illegally painted curb spanning almost a block of commercial property in the San Fernando Valley a backlash against a growing homeless population?
LA’s Homeless Population Spiked 23 Percent In Last YearLos Angeles’ homeless population sits at more than 57,000.
Program Will Allow Homeless To Pay LA Parking Tickets With Community Service Instead Of FinesThe Los Angeles City Council Tuesday approved a measure to allow homeless people to pay parking citations by performing community service.
LA City Council Votes To Declare Homelessness A Statewide EmergencyLA has almost a quarter of the state's 115,000 homeless people. City officials say homelessness is straining government services to the limit.
LA City Council Moves Toward Placing $1.2 Billion Bond Measure To Address Homelessness On BallotThe Los Angeles City Council took a step Tuesday toward placing a bond measure on the November ballot to raise money to address the city's homelessness problem.
Report: 1 In 10 Cal State University Students HomelessAbout one in 10 of California State University’s 460,000 students is homeless, and one in five doesn’t have steady access to enough food, according to a study whose findings were reported Tuesday.

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