L.A. project shows homeless housing can be done quickly, cheaply

For years it was just another dreary piece of the downtown Los Angeles backdrop — a vacant lot between the county jail and the rusted hulk of a factory.

But since Thanksgiving, two three-story buildings, flanked by a village of trailer homes, have sprung up on the former industrial site.

https://www.latimes.com/homeless-housing/story/2021-01-18/los-angeles-homeless-housing-project-vignes-street