Project Roomkey Fell Short Of Expectations In LA County, Experts SayMore than 1,200 L.A. County residents who took part in Project Roomkey are still waiting for permanent housing.
LA To Expand Project Roomkey For Homeless Seniors After Biden Administration Agrees To Fund 100% Of Its CostsProject Roomkey first launched in April to temporarily house homeless people in available hotel and motel rooms in order to curb the spread of COVID-19.
Locals Protest Initiative That Houses Homeless In Area HotelsDemonstrators are speaking out against the decision to convert some LA County hotels into temporary homeless shelters.
Coronavirus: City Opens Downtown Hotel To Temporarily House Homeless As Part Of Project RoomkeyThe federal government funds the majority of the program with the state and city covering the remaining balance.
Laguna Hills Drops Suit Attempting To Block Inn From Housing Homeless Coronavirus PatientsOfficials said they were told that the program was temporary — closing within 60 days of the governor's stay-at-home order ending — and that adequate security protocols and medical staffing were in place.
Covina Homeowners Sound Alarm On Hotels For Homeless Near Parks, SchoolsProtesters who say a plan to house the homeless in a Covina hotels poses a threat to neighboring schools and parks were set to hold a rally Friday.
Coronavirus: LA County Requests Emergency Hearing Over Project Roomkey After Bell Gardens, Lawndale Tell Hotels To Stop Housing HomelessAccording to the filing in Los Angeles federal court, the county received correspondence from the two cities threatening to interfere with Project Roomkey, an initiative to secure housing at participating hotels and motels for vulnerable populations experiencing homelessness.