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Garcetti says 'battle plan' is on the way to fight rising homelessness

Garcetti says 'battle plan' is on the way to fight rising homelessness

In the wake of criticism that his administration is falling behind in the fight against Los Angeles' surging homelessness, Mayor Eric Garcetti said Thursday that his office and other agencies will soon unveil a "battle plan" to take people off the streets. In a speech at the opening of a housing complex near skid row, Garcetti said he is working with partners on the City Council, the county Board of Supervisors and at the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority and the United Way, among other groups, to "develop a three-part plan that we're going to be sharing in about a month ... that is the battle plan for this war on homelessness here in Los Angeles." ...

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