P eople like Becky Dennison are working to address to one of America’s most urgent crises with a straightforward approach.
Sep. 13from Scheer Intelligence
President Trump now plans to get rid of tent encampments and put homeless people in Los Angeles and other west coast cities into government-run facilities.
Sep. 11from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Los Angeles police have arrested two men on suspicion of attempted murder.
Sep. 5from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Critics say that the ordinance infringes on civil rights. Councilwoman Rodriguez says it's necessary for everyone's safety.
Aug. 30from KCRW Features
The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) is the lead homelessness agency for the city and county of LA.
Aug. 29from Greater LA
Nearly 59,000 people live on the streets of L.A. County, according to the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority.
Aug. 19from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The City of LA is encouraging the construction of accessory dwelling units (ADUs) in the backyards of Angelenos' homes.
Aug. 14from Greater LA
Two weeks after city renewed strict rules around living in vehicles, impacts were felt on the streets.
People living in vehicles may not park overnight in residential neighborhoods, under restrictions reinstated Tuesday by the LA City Council.
Jul. 31from Greater LA
In Orange County, the effort to get homeless people into shelters has been a back-and-forth about jurisdiction, what cities are allowed to do, and keeping residents happy.
Jul. 29from Greater LA
In 2016, the City of Santa Monica created a team of specialists to work full-time on housing one specific subset of the homeless population: people who generate the most 911 calls.
Jul. 18from Greater LA
Julian Castro, former Department of Housing and Urban Development secretary and former San Antonio mayor, is one of the only candidates with a detailed plan to address homelessness.
Jul. 9from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Measure H and HHH funds were meant to address LA’s homelessness crisis. But the number of people living on the streets keeps rising.
Jul. 9from Greater LA
Under a 12-year-old court settlement, police can’t arrest people for sleeping on the streets. That could come to an end. Lawyer Ted Olsen, who successfully argued Bush v.
Jul. 3from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Mayor Eric Garcetti is fighting for his political life as he takes responsibility for the homelessness crisis. But how much power does he really have to address the issue?
Jun. 26from KCRW Features
After news that LA’s homeless population grew by 16% last year, Mayor Eric Garcetti is under increasing pressure to do more about it, and do it quickly.
Jun. 20from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
U.S. District Judge David O.
Jun. 17from Greater LA
During the LA Times’ Festival of Books, KCRW & 826LA joined together to find out what festival attendees appreciate about their neighborhoods, and what they’d like to improve.
Jun. 11from Members
For many people experiencing homelessness, access to a bathroom is a persistent problem.
Jun. 11from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
California Democrats, with a raft of bills and a supermajority in Sacramento, seemed poised to make something happen when it comes to housing and homelessness.
Jun. 11from Greater LA