HALO: Homelessness Answers & Learning Online

Tools & resources to understand
the epidemic of homelessness

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Explore our FAQs for comprehensive insights into homelessness in Los Angeles.

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Expand your understanding of homelessness in LA with our educational resources.

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Read the latest in-depth articles on homelessness in LA.


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Why do we have homelessness in Los Angeles?
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Delve into studies of homelessness, and see what the data says about its causes and impacts--and which solutions show promise.

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Gain new insights and discover effective strategies for addressing and reducing homelessness from experts in the field.

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Watch explainers on all aspects of this complex issue--from shelters and housing, to prevention and services, to technology and policy.

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Visual learner? These are for you. See the big picture behind the numbers, facts, and details about LA homelessness.



Learn more about the different factors impacting the homelessness epidemic

With more than 75,000 Angelenos unhoused, the challenges are great and the needs are many. Find out how communities are advocating for their neighbors--and how you can help.

LA's historic and catastrophic shortage of affordable housing has made thousands of working Angelenos vulnerable to homelessness. Discover strategies that can bring our city back from the brink.

Legislation, executive directives, and ballot measures at the federal, state, county, and city levels can effectively tackle the homelessness crisis and support those in need—or they can fail or, worse, unintentionally exacerbate an already bad situation. Let's take a closer look at some of them.