Take Two®|"If we don't deal with skyrocketing rents and create affordable housing ... we will have more people pouring into homelessness than are ever escaping homelessness," says Andy Bales of Union Rescue Mission.
Interest in solving homelessness has intensified over the past year. But there’s a side to the crisis that hasn’t garnered as much attention — entire families are slipping into homelessness. There are more than 16,000 homeless families in Los Angeles County alone. Here’s why that’s happening.
Homelessness has become a front-burner issue for the city and county of Los Angeles. Pretty much everyone agrees that there is a homeless crisis, but there’s little consensus otherwise on how best to solve the problem.