During the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are still living on the streets in close quarters. California has started Project Roomkey, which aims to provide hotel rooms for 15,000 of the most vulnerable unhoused people in LA County. Activists demand more.
Hotels for unhoused people during COVID-19
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