Los Angeles to take steps to curb homelessness

~ what an innovative idea ~ To curb homelessness, LA law would let some housing projects skip environmental review In a unanimous vote Wednesday, the Los Angeles City Council gave the green light to two laws meant to create more homeless housing. As the Los Angeles Times reports, one of the laws would allow certain … Continue reading Los Angeles to take steps to curb homelessness

US homeless people numbers rise for first time in seven years

~ a very strong evidence in Riverside in the last year ~ US homeless people numbers rise for first time in seven years The number of homeless people in the United States has increased for the first time since 2010. Just under 554,000 people were homeless, a report from the department of housing and urban … Continue reading US homeless people numbers rise for first time in seven years

HUD Secretary on Homelessness: “It’s Everybody’s Problem”

~ agree? ~ HUD Secretary on Homelessness: “It’s Everybody’s Problem” On a single night, 553,742 people experience homelessness in the U.S. According to the latest national estimate by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) 2017 Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress, this number represents an increase of .7 percent since last year. Despite … Continue reading HUD Secretary on Homelessness: “It’s Everybody’s Problem”

Pomona about to close escrow on property that will house homeless shelter tent

Pomona about to close escrow on property that will house homeless shelter tent Pomona is taking steps leading to establishing an emergency shelter-service center for the city’s homeless residents on property at 1400 E. Mission Blvd. Among the work is evaluating existing buildings, such as this one, for use as part of the service center. … Continue reading Pomona about to close escrow on property that will house homeless shelter tent