Garcetti Signs Ordinance To Restrict Sleeping, Homeless Encampments In Certain City AreasThe City Council voted 13-2 to approve the new ordinance and Mayor Eric Garcetti signed it into law on Thursday.
Homeless Encampment In Eagle Rock To Turn Into Tiny Home Village To Provide Temporary Housing For Unhoused PopulationThere is mixed reaction to this plan, with some criticizing that this is not a long-term solution to the homelessness crisis and others happy that some of the unhoused will be off the streets.
New City Council Proposal To Look Into Banning Homeless Encampments In Certain Parts Of Los AngelesLos Angeles officials indicated they may be ready to ban homeless encampments in many parts of the city, including parks, near schools and along freeways.
New Plan To Clear Out Venice Homeless Encampments Includes Pathway To Permanent HousingMonday marked the first day of an initiative to offer unhoused Los Angeles residents living on the Venice Boardwalk a pathway to permanent housing.
Koretz, Buscaino Introduce City Council Motion To Prepare For Possible Withdrawal From LA Homeless Services AuthorityTwo Los Angeles City Council members introduced a motion on Friday to have the city prepare for the possible withdrawal from a prominent homeless services group.
LASD Blasted By Advocates For Response To Homelessness Crisis In Venice AreaDays after the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department spoke publicly about addressing homelessness in Venice, community leaders are too speaking out, blasting the LASD for its actions.
Thousands Of Homeless People Living Near LA Freeways To Be Moved Into Shelters Under New DealUnder the deal, the city of L.A. will provide 6,000 new beds within the next 10 months, and another 700 beds over the next 18 months.
LA County's Homeless Population Jumps Another 12%However, the Greater L.A. Homeless Count was conducted in January, prior to the coronavirus pandemic taking hold.
Ben Carson Holds Forum In LA To Discuss Affordable HousingHis visit came just a day after President Trump flew into Los Angeles and criticized the city’s homeless crisis.
LA Extends Law Banning Homeless From Sleeping In Cars In Residential AreasIt prevents people from sleeping in their cars on any residential street between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m., or within 500 feet of a school.
LA Sued For Allegedly Seizing Homeless Property During SweepsThe lawsuit claims the city is seizing and destroying homeless people’s belongings.