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An Appeals Court Has Halted a Judge’s Order on L.A. Homelessness—For Now

Judge David O. Carter's order calling for the housing of Skid Row's homeless has hit a small speed bump
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L.A. County Is Appealing an Order That Demands Action on Homelessness

The filing sets up a showdown about the judiciary’s power over the city's and county's policy decisions
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A Legal Motion Demands Immediate Action to House Skid Row’s Homeless

A new filing in a lawsuit regarding the City and County's response to homelessness in L.A. traces the current crisis to the 1970s
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Major Decisions Loom in a Landmark Lawsuit Over Homelessness in Los Angeles

As a firebrand judge considers broad action to house the homeless, L.A. County requests to be dropped from a federal suit regarding its alleged mismanagement of the crisis
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It’s Unclear When the Unhoused Will Be Up for Vaccination

One of the region's most vulnerable populations isn't being prioritized locally or at the state level
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The Homeless Republic of Echo Park: Life (and a Death) in L.A.’s Fastest-Growing Tent City

As a city of youthful homeless people sprang up in Echo Park, neither police nor politicians were eager to step in. It all seemed like an egalitarian paradise until an honor student was found dead in a tent
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City Council Tables Its Anti-Homeless Encampment Ordinance—For Now

A proposal that would effectively criminalize sleeping outside is being put on hold amid outcry and a lack of housing, but further consideration is expected soon

L.A. Is the Third Worst-Paying Metropolis for Millennials

Being part of the biggest generation of working adults isn't easy—especially in L.A.
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Inside a Judge’s Controversial Crusade to Solve Homelessness in L.A.

As he presides over a lawsuit against the city and county over conditions in homeless encampments, 76-year-old Judge David O. Carter finds himself at the crux of one of the most pressing issues in the region
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We Asked Top Architects for Bold Solutions to L.A.’s Homeless Crisis. Here’s What They Came Up With

Can smart architects short-circuit opposition to affordable housing? These 13 designs may do the trick