Why Is LA Homelessness on the Rise?

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Homelessness in LA County has increased by 12% in the past two years — to 44,000, more than the populations of many local cities. Official blame goes to slow economic recovery, but people who work with the homeless say public agencies aren't doing their jobs or spending enough in the right ways.

Also, hear how Orange County got its name.

Photo: Robin Kanouse

Credits

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Benjamin Gottlieb, Evan George