Rick Caruso wants to build 30,000 beds for LA’s unhoused

A homeless encampment sits along the Ballona Creek Trail in Culver City, California. Mayoral candidate Rick Caruso shares what he thinks is necessary in tackling homelessness: “We need to get people in dry beds, safe places, mental health services, services for those that are drug addicted, and services for those that need retraining and a helping hand getting back on their feet, which many of them do.” Photo by Amy Ta/KCRW

LA mayoral candidate Rick Caruso wants to build 30,000 shelter beds for unhoused people and hire 1,500 police officers to combat crime.

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