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6,000 beds slated to clear freeway camps; Facing a court order over health risks, the city and county forge 18-month shelter plan.

Jun 19, 2020 - Los Angeles Times

After frenzied weeks of negotiating, the city and county of Los Angeles announced an agreement Thursday to create 5,300 beds for homeless people over the next 10 months, rising to 6,000 over a year and a half.

The beds will be provided to comply with a court order issued last month by U.S. District Judge David O. Carter that requires city, county and homelessness officials to provide space in shelters or alternative housing for the 6,000 to 7,000 county residents living near freeway overpa...