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Homeless population increases 12% in L.A. County

LOS ANGELES — Homelessness in Los Angeles County increased by 12% over the past year to reach an estimated 58,936 people, according to figures released June 4, with the region’s housing costs outpacing wages and forcing people onto the streets faster than authorities can find them shelter. According to data released by the Los Angeles Read More…

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L.A. leads nation in chronic homeless, report says

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles area led the nation for a second year in a row in chronically homeless individuals, according to federal rankings released Nov. 17. The 12,970 chronically homeless people living alone on the streets of Los Angeles and surrounding cities is up from the previous year’s 12,356 chronically homeless individuals, according Read More…