Homelessness is up in LA County, but less sharply than past years

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An unhoused person sits on a bench in Palisades Park in Santa Monica. His cart of possessions includes a sign that says, “Looking 4 my sense … can’t make $ dollars $ if I don’t have cents.” July 25, 2022. Photo by Amy Ta.

The results of LA’s annual homeless count show a 4.1% increase in the number of people living on the streets and in shelters countywide since 2020, and a 1.7% increase in the City of LA. 

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