"‘Are our leaders capable of solving this problem?’ I think is a really valid question at this point."
That money could go to housing, parks, and transportation.
The city and county are arguing over who will pay for the shelters.
It was built with taxpayer money.
A growing number of researchers and advocates are questioning the wisdom of opening new shelters amid a pandemic.
The city has limited the size of items that homeless residents can store in public areas to what can fit in a 60-gallon container.
The Skid Row area does "not have adequate sanitation facilities to meet the COVID-19 crisis," judge says.
By early next week, more than 1,000 hotel beds will be available for at-risk homeless residents.
The sanitation stations are supposed to help prevent the spread of coronavirus.
It’s suspending a mandate that tents must come down during daytime hours.
"The alternative is knowing that we did nothing while people continued to die on our streets," City Councilmember Mike Bonin says at grand opening.
The discovery was made as LAHSA develops a new approach that treats the homeless crisis more like a natural disaster.
The Pointe on La Brea would rise in an area of Fairfax that has been "plagued" with homelessness.
A new survey illuminates the urgent need for safe spaces and housing.
"They’re trying to evict us," said one camp resident. "We’re here taking a stand."
It’s always important to gather accurate data for LA’s homeless count—but this is the year that our unhoused neighbors need us most.
What it’s like for RV dwellers during a city-sanctioned cleanup.
"If our primary mission is to create a strong sanitation program, [outreach] has to take somewhat of a back seat," one councilmember said.
"Properties in communities with shelters are considered less desirable," the homeowner wrote in a letter before filing a lawsuit.
The first homeless housing built with money approved by voters in 2016 is now open in South LA.
"I find [the bars] to be offensive and not accommodating to riders," City Councilmember says.
Twenty-six bridge shelters are either in the works or have opened across the city. This would be the fourth in David Ryu’s council district.
Casa Zulma is the county’s first publicly funded "bridge" shelter for transgender women.
Designed by Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects, it will feature a landscaped paseo to buffer apartments from the freeway.
Being homeless in LA "is becoming increasingly deadly," says a new report.
It’s the first piece of a much larger revamp of the sprawling campus.
One of the projects to get Measure HHH funding? A contested development in Chatsworth.
It will house up to 40 young women and their children.
Under a new state law, emergency shelters and affordable housing projects in LA are now exempt from CEQA.
The builder says they’re cutting construction time in half.
Among the questions Mike Feuer wants the court to answer: How many shelter beds, exactly, does Los Angeles need to build before it can enforce sidewalk laws?
Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell, who introduced the rules, said today that he’s ready to "revisit" them.
It will tap the last remaining Measure HHH money, a $1.2 billion bond voters approved for homeless housing.
The vote was split, but some supervisors say they are otherwise "powerless to address camping in public places."