Should LA fight homelessness via long-term housing developments or short-term shelters?

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Homelessness is one of LA’s most divisive issues, and politicians are fighting over what to do about it. Has LA has put too many resources into slow, costly housing developments at the expense of more immediate, emergency measures. Should the city to focus more on adding shelter beds and clearing encampments from the streets. Is LA is on the right track and needs to double down.

A homeless encampment sits on the sidewalk outside the La Brea Tar Pits in Mid City, Los Angeles, November 21, 202 Photo by Amy Ta.


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