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Orange County still awaiting new homeless shelter sites

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| Despite a series of failed attempts to set up new homeless shelters in Orange County, local leaders and advocates for the homeless say there's no turning back.

Historic downtown LA hotel will become homeless housing for chronically ill

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The AIDS Healthcare Foundation has bought the King Edward Hotel, located on the edge of Skid Row.

Homeless encampment cleared from Orange County Civic Center

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Under a federal judge's orders, most of the roughly 180 homeless people living in the civic center have moved to shelters, sober living homes or other housing.

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LA County has a pilot program to house homeless in backyards. Here's how it works

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Willing homeowners would get a loan or cash from the county to construct or convert a unit on their property.

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As Orange County scrambles to address homeless crisis, here's what you need to know

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After county leaders proposed, and then backtracked on, sites for new homeless shelters, a federal judge is pressuring Orange County cities to craft alternatives.

Half of homeless removed from OC encampment now have shelter

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Some 330 homeless people removed from the Santa Ana River encampment have been placed in emergency shelters or temporary, supportive housing, a county memo reports.

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OC cities threaten lawsuits to keep homeless shelters out

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County officials want to put up temporary homeless shelters in three OC cities to settle a federal lawsuit. City officials say they'll sue.

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Is Orange County leaving mental health dollars on the table?

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A recent state audit found that counties have a total of $2.5 billion in unspent funds that they could be using to address mental health and homelessness.

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