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LA County approves funding for cities to address homelessness

The Pomona Armory has housed a temporary homeless shelter during winter months, March 29, 2018.
The Pomona Armory has housed a temporary homeless shelter during winter months, March 29, 2018.
Henry Salazar/County of Los Angeles

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Homelessness touches every part of Los Angeles County. But the problems aren't the same in every city.

This week, county supervisors approved plans to give out $9 million in funding for 41 cities developing their own approaches to addressing homelessness.

Pomona, one of those cities, will be putting some of that Measure H money toward its first year-round, 24-hour shelter. Other cities plan to train their police departments on homeless outreach and offer mobile shower facilities on city-owned land.