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Report by the UCLA Luskin Center for History and Policy: "The Making of a Crisis: A History of Homelessness in Los Angeles County"
February 17, 2021

The new report on homelessness by the Luskin Center for History and Policy was featured in a story by the UCLA Newsroom and examines the historical roots and causes of the disastrous homelessness crisis in Los Angeles, and suggests some innovative policy solutions. The research was conducted by Dr. Kirsten Moore-Sheeley, Jessica Richards, Marques Vestal, Fernanda Jahn-Verri, Andrew Klein, Alisa Belinkoff Katz, and Zev Yaroslavsky. Click here to read the research report.

The Then & Now podcast is covering the findings of this report in a series of episodes. Find the first two here:

  1. How did Los Angeles Become the "Homeless Capital" of the United States? »
  2. Addressing the Intersection of Homelessness and Mental Health »