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Judge OKs housing for 7,000 LA homeless living near freeways; Judge OKs housing for 7,000 LA homeless living near freeways

Jun 18, 2020 - The Canadian Press

LOS ANGELES - A federal judge has approved an agreement in which the city and county of Los Angeles will provide housing for almost 7,000 homeless people who live near freeways and those over 65 or vulnerable to COVID-19, officials said Thursday.

The city will provide 6,000 new beds within 10 months and another 700 beds over 18 months while the county spends $300 million over five years to fund services for the people, according to a joint statement from the offices of county Supervisor Ma...