ABC7 Eyewitness Newsmakers:
Los Angeles County’s increase in homeless count

By Adrienne Alpert

LOS ANGELES (KABC) — The 2019 Los Angeles homeless count showed increased numbers from last year’s 53,000.

L.A. County Supervisor Mark Ridley Thomas says Los Angeles has housed 27,000 using Measure H money, but more people are becoming homeless than anyone could estimate. Speaking on Eyewitness Newsmakers, Ridley-Thomas said, “It’s a matter of keeping up with greater numbers falling into homelessness.”

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