This Tuesday through Thursday, Los Angeles County will conduct its annual “point in time” count of people experiencing homelessness around the region. We get the basics.
Jan. 21from Greater LA
Mayor Eric Garcetti speaks with us about his endorsements for presidential candidate Joe Biden and LA District Attorney Jackie Lacey.
Jan. 14from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Governor Gavin Newsom launched a week-long homelessness tour today.
Jan. 13from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The wrangling over what to do about a sprawling homeless camp in Santa Rosa, Calif., highlights how hard it is to find answers for what is a growing crisis across California and much of the West.
Jan. 13from NPR
Cities have tasked police and sanitation workers with dismantling homeless camps that they say pose a risk to health and safety. But that's meant some displaced people are losing needed medications.
Jan. 10from NPR
The Los Angeles County General Hospital was considered a state-of-the-art institution when it opened in December 1933 amid the Great Depression.
Dec. 17from Design and Architecture
The High Street homeless encampment in Oakland is a sprawling slum next to a Home Depot parking lot. There are tarps and tents as far as the eye can see.
Dec. 17from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
A judge ruled that Orange County cannot arrest people for sleeping in public spaces if there are no alternatives.
Dec. 16from Greater LA
This morning the Supreme Court let stand (without comment) a lower court ruling that protects the right of homeless people to sleep on sidewalks or in parks.
Dec. 16from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The executive director of LAHSA announced today that he'll leave the city-county agency at the end of this month. The departure is voluntary, he says.
Dec. 2from Greater LA
Los Angeles has more people living on the streets than any other city.
Nov. 27from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The most recent count of Orange County’s homeless population is nearly 7000.
Nov. 25from Greater LA
Germany’s homeless population has increased by more than 4% over the previous year. What’s the reason behind it and what can authorities do to address the issue?
Nov. 23from Studio Berlin
On Tuesday, November 12th, following several years of community meetings led by the Health Innovation Community Partnership and actions taken by Supervisor Solis, the Board of…
Nov. 21from Design and Architecture
With nearly 60,000 people homeless across LA County, it continues to be a top issue for many people.
Nov. 20from Greater LA
Trojan Shelter is a new homeless shelter in LA, where college students receive three meals a day, peer-to-peer counseling, and assistance in finding permanent housing.
Nov. 19from Greater LA
Los Angeles City Controller Ron Galperin released an audit today of Proposition HHH, the billion dollar bond that voters passed in 2016 to build new housing for the homeless.
Oct. 8from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The city and county of Los Angeles announced last week they’ll forgive 2 million citations and warrants for things like traffic violations and minor misdemeanors. L.A.
Oct. 7from Greater LA
Brandi Wolfe says the scariest moment in her three years of homelessness came when she was sitting in a quiet North Hollywood park down the street from where she lives.
Oct. 3from Greater LA
A proposed statewide law will attempt to provide a bed for every person who is unsheltered.
Sep. 30from Greater LA