The last survey of the urban homeless population was conducted in 2019 and showed a total of 36,165 people without consistent living conditions. This represents a 16% increase from the 2018 count. In response to the To Los Angeles Homeless Service Department.
Of the 36,165 people without housing, 8,944 were in shelters and 27,221 were evacuated. Los Angeles remains LASHA, the most affordable housing market in the United States. reportCan cancel efforts to accommodate the poor and the mentally ill.
In 2019, the number of homeless citizens living in cars, vans and RVs increased, along with the number of strays living in tents and temporary housing.
Since 2018, there has been only a 3% increase in the homeless population due to substance abuse, and after jumping to 4,888, mental illness has also contributed to the increase in the homeless rate of a total of 8,785 people living on the streets or in shelters. Due to psychological problems-up 12% over last year.
Individuals with developmental disabilities have also experienced dramatic changes in homelessness, with a total of 2,134 living on the streets and 945 living in some sort of evacuation centre. this is 75% Jump from 2018.
October, Los Angeles County Subject public health Homeless deaths have doubled from 536 to 1,047 between 2013 and 2018, the report said. Overall mortality, taking into account the growing homeless population throughout the region, has increased by more than a third over the same period.
drag Alcohol overdose is the largest contributor to the overall increase in homeless mortality, accounting for 27% of deaths between 2016 and 2018. Overdose mortality in homeless individuals was 26 times that of the general population.
In January, Democrat Mayor Eric Garcetti announced part of a housing development built to accommodate homeless residents, but instead of three facilities opening as planned in 2019. , There was only one.
City voters had approved a $ 1.2 billion mortgage bond for the project in 2016, but three years later, only 46 residential units were built for homeless citizens price tag $ 549,000 to build.
While beach parking spots along the Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu are open to the public, this article asked if it would be logical to stay in the same place for a long time without checking the car.
“These parking restrictions seem reasonable,” the committee wrote. “Homeless people have as much access to coastal parking as anyone else, but they have the right to command popular parking spots along the coast for weeks or months. No-other visitors of the car have the right to monopolize the parking spot [or] Polluting the shore “
Fox News’ Travis Fedschun, Brie Stimson and Matt London contributed to this report