LA homeless services authority gets new chief. What to expect?

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A homeless encampment is seen in Westwood, California. Photo by Amy Ta.

Mayor Karen Bass has picked a new head of LA’s homeless services authority. Will a new regime make a difference in reducing the city’s unhoused population?

Los Angeles’ universal basic income pilot program, BIG:LEAP, is about to wrap up after a year. How did their no-strings-attached income affect Angelenos’ lives?