Homeless veterans sue VA for failing to deliver on housing promise in West LA

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A building is under renovation at the VA campus in West LA, which is at the center of a new lawsuit filed against the federal government by homeless veterans in LA. The VA was supposed to have finished more than 700 apartments there by now, but has opened just 54. Photo by Zaydee Sanchez.

A group of 14 unhoused veterans in Los Angeles have filed a civil rights lawsuit against the VA, alleging the federal agency is depriving them of housing.

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