• Los Angeles just got $1 million to shelter the homeless in tiny backyard homes - with permission from homeowners

    16 days ago - By Business Insider

    Los Angeles just won a $1 million grant from Bloomberg Philanthropies to finance its backyard housing program for the homeless.
    The city previously won $100,000 from Bloomberg to study the idea, which it will now put into action.
    Mayor Eric Garcetti sees the backyard program as critical to his efforts in solving the city's homelessness crisis, which has reached unprecedented heights.
    Los Angeles is determined to do something about its nearly 32,000 homeless residents.
    In recent years, Mayor Eric Garcetti has unveiled a string of initiatives - including bridge housing, temporary shelters...
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