LA looks to expand Project Roomkey

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The Mayfair Hotel in Westlake is one of 16 hotels currently participating in Project Roomkey. Photo by Anna Scott.

A few weeks ago, Los Angeles city and county officials were in the process of ending Project Roomkey, a program that places older and medically vulnerable people experiencing homelessness in empty hotel rooms. Now the promise of new federal funding from the Biden administration is bringing it back to life — if local government can find a way to front the costs.