• October 08, 2020

    October 7, 2020

    The LA Alliance for Human Rights continues to make progress in its landmark lawsuit against the City and County of Los Angeles over their failure to address our community’s homelessness crisis. This week saw the City and County receive a rare and pointed reprimand from Judge Andre Birotte for their lack of cooperation and inability to see the big picture.

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  • September 22, 2020

    September 22, 2020

    Last Thursday we were back in the LA City Council Chambers where the court held a status conference to get updates from City Councilmembers about the success they’ve made in fulfilling the City’s obligation to provide 6,000 new beds by April 2021. In addition to the ones already in the pipeline, that’s a total of 8,204 beds coming online within 18 months.

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  • August 26, 2020

    August 26, 2020

    On Friday, the court held another ambitious session in our case. Judge Carter took over City Hall Chambers to permit the mayor and all of the council members to appear and testify about their progress fulfilling their obligation to hit 6,700 new beds in the next few months (along with constant reminders that this is just the beginning).

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  • August 03, 2020

    August 3, 2020

    The Court was forced to take a recess from holding sessions due to the surge in virus cases in LA County, but has ambitiously scheduled a new hearing for Friday, August 7, to be held at LA City Hall.

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  • April 30, 2020

    April 30, 2020

    As you might have read, we are thrilled that both the County and City have agreed to settle our case, and enter into a consent decree supervised by the courts.

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  • April 11, 2020

    April 11, 2020

    I hope you all are well.  Our case is one of the very few cases that continue during this period. Although the Courthouse is closed our hearings continue in the Alexandria Hotel ballroom.

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  • March 29, 2020

    May 29, 2020

    As you may have read in recent news articles, Judge Carter has issued an injunction (copy attached) requiring the City and County to provide alternate housing and humanely relocate approximately 7,000-8,000 persons living by freeways throughout LA County.

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  • March 25, 2020

    March 25, 2020

  • March 17, 2020

    March 17, 2020