Does a crackdown loom for hundreds of homeless people?
Prominent civil rights firms had filed a temporary restraining order request after the recent Echo Park homeless encampment standoffs.
As COVID-19 restrictions expire, advocates for the unhoused worry that the Echo Park sweep will become a model for the city.
Hundreds gathered Thursday evening to protest the eviction of the unhoused community from nearby Echo Park Lake.
The city of L.A., in partnership with Councilman Paul Krekorian, has brought the first tiny home village to Los Angeles.
Hundreds gathered Wednesday to protest the impending closure of Echo Park Lake, where a large houseless community currently resides.
In the San Joaquin Valley, the homeless are being evicted in the middle of the pandemic.
An improbable vanguard of poor people is “reclaiming” vacant homes — forcing policymakers to rethink affordable housing strategies.
More than 1,300 county residents who lacked housing died last year.
L.A. County is projected to see an 86% increase in chronic homelessness by 2023.
A look back at some of Capital & Main’s coverage of 2020.
A roundup of Capital & Main videos that captured a year on fire.
The pandemic highlighted the homeless crisis. Will California’s search for solutions continue after COVID-19 fades from the headlines?
Are COVID deaths going unreported? Or has living on the street become more dangerous?
The rural county of Tulare has become a hotspot for the virus, with Latino communities and essential workers hit especially hard.
They died in parking lots, in hospitals, in train stations and in encampments. Now the county’s homeless must face the coronavirus.
As eviction bans lift and temporary housing provisions end, what happens to those who can’t afford rent?
San Francisco’s early lockdown spared it from the brunt of COVID-19, but the city has failed to shelter its homeless during the crisis.
Some neighbors support the Reclaimers with donations of food and clothing. Others are loudly opposed to their presence.
As uncertainties and conflicting data swirl around COVID-19, a few truths about the poor bear repeating.
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