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Housing The Homeless Is Actually Saving LA Money

An apartment in Pomona that leases through the Housing for Health Program. (Matt Tinoco/LAist)
An apartment in Pomona that leases through the Housing for Health Program. (Matt Tinoco/LAist)

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Our California Dream collaboration is looking for solutions to some of California's most pressing problems, in this case, homelessness. An initiative in Los Angeles seeks to save taxpayer money by housing some of the most vulnerable residents — those who cycle from the street to the emergency room and back again.

The California Dream series is a statewide media collaboration of CALmatters, KPBS, KPCC, KQED and Capital Public Radio with support from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and the James Irvine Foundation.

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