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Homeless program targets those vulnerable to COVID-19

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority is embarking on an “ambitious plan” to house 15,000 homeless Angelenos who are most vulnerable to COVID-19, while in part satisfying a federal court order. “We still have thousands of unsheltered people in Los Angeles County who are at risk of hospitalization or death if they Read More…

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City, county get September deadline for homeless camps

Judge will oversee efforts to eliminate camps near freeways LOS ANGELES — The federal judge who ordered that homeless encampments adjacent to Los Angeles freeways be immediately cleared in light of coronavirus threats has directed city and county officials to agree on a plan to disperse the camps by September. U.S. District Judge David O. Read More…

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City, county present plans to house homeless near freeways

LOS ANGELES — The city and county of Los Angeles presented plans to relocate and shelter thousands of homeless people living in encampments and tents on the streets and near freeways under the threat of the coronavirus May 20. In papers filed in Los Angeles federal court, officials promised over the next 10 months to Read More…