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The Results of This Year’s Homeless Count Are Grim—and They Don’t Take the Pandemic’s Impact into Account

More than 66,000 people lack permanent shelter, and Black Angelenos are a stunning percentage of the homeless population
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Activists and Council Members Want to Know Why Many L.A. Hotels Aren’t Housing the Homeless

Despite receiving public subsidies, many L.A. hotels aren't participating the Gavin Newsom's Project Roomkey
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Governor Newsom Freezes California Evictions Through May to Ease COVID-19 Pain

Renters have to declare in writing that the virus has directly impacted their employment
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Controversial California Housing Bill SB 50 Is Back—with Some Big Changes

A new version of pro-development SB 50 gives more control to local municipalities, but many critics remain skeptical of its effects

Will L.A. Housing Activists Launch an Oakland-Style Movement?

The story of four homeless Bay Area moms occupying a vacant house has inspired some Angelenos to consider more radical solutions to the housing crisis
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Fake Explosive Devices Were Found at the Site of a Controversial Homeless Shelter

The discovery of a facsimile bomb in Venice on Thursday prompted street closures and evacuations
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The Supreme Court Declines to Hear Controversial Sidewalk Sleeping Case

The highest court in the land won't consider a ruling regarding whether cities can cite the homeless for sleeping outside
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California Will Fare Better Than the Rest of the U.S. When the Economy Slows in 2020

But L.A. could suffer its own unique economic pain in the coming years
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Homeless People’s Right to Sleep on Sidewalks Could Soon be Challenged in the Supreme Court

Boise v. Martin has big implications for homeless policy in L.A. and other western cities
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Coastal Counties Could See a Lot More Growth Under a New State Plan

New goals set by the Southern California Association of Governments would push L.A. to build 810,000 units by 2029