Will LA adopt New York’s approach to homeless shelters?

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A person sleeps at Times Square subway station in Midtown Manhattan. Photo by Shutterstock.

More people are experiencing homelessness in New York City than in all of LA County. But fewer people sleep on the streets in  New York — partly because of its state law guaranteeing emergency shelter to every person who qualifies. Now one state lawmaker is proposing a similar law in California.