Anna Scott

KCRW Staff

Anna Scott is a reporter for KCRW, focused on housing and homelessness. She created KCRW's podcast Samaritans, and reported for its podcast There Goes the Neighborhood: Los Angeles. Before that, she produced Madeleine Brand's news program "Press Play," and Warren Olney's "To the Point" and "Which Way, LA?" Anna reports regularly on homelessness for NPR's national programs. She's previously written for Bloomberg Businessweek, the Los Angeles Times and various local publications.

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Today the LA City Council approved new rules targeting people who sit, sleep and store their belongings near building entrances, freeway underpasses, parks, homeless shelters, day care…

Will LA’s crackdown on homeless encampments criminalize poverty?

Today the LA City Council approved new rules targeting people who sit, sleep and store their belongings near building entrances, freeway underpasses, parks, homeless shelters, day care…

from Greater LA

Project Roomkey, a statewide effort to place medically vulnerable unhoused people in hotel rooms during the pandemic, is scheduled to close at the end of September.

The end of Project Roomkey leaves some unhoused people in limbo

Project Roomkey, a statewide effort to place medically vulnerable unhoused people in hotel rooms during the pandemic, is scheduled to close at the end of September.

from Greater LA

Venice Beach is the latest flashpoint in LA’s homelessness crisis. During the pandemic, hundreds of unhoused people set up camp along the boardwalk.

LA sheriff vows to remove Venice Beach encampments by July 4. Where will people go?

Venice Beach is the latest flashpoint in LA’s homelessness crisis. During the pandemic, hundreds of unhoused people set up camp along the boardwalk.

from Greater LA

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