COVID-19

Hotels Housing Those Experiencing Homelessness in Los Angeles

In the city of Los Angeles, CA in 2020, almost 250,000 people needed housing services. Today, 117,000 are still on hold to receive it. The city has the 6th largest hotel market in the United States with over 1,000 hotels and more than 98,600 rooms. The Los Angeles City Council voted to position an enactment on the March 5, 2024 ballot that would house those experiencing homelessness in hotels.

Receiving a COVID-19 Vaccine While Homeless

According to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “The FDA’s Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) is a process that helps facilitate the availability and use of medicines and vaccines during public health emergencies, such as the current COVID-19 pandemic.” Because the outcome of a COVID-19 infection is unpredictable and can vary from mild symptoms …

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The End of Eviction Moratorium

San Francisco is attempting to return to normal amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, and with that comes the end of the eviction moratorium. It has become apparent that the homeless population has only increased in the wake of the pandemic, and advocates are concerned that the moratorium’s ending will exacerbate the existing housing crisis and homelessness issue.

Students Experiencing Issues Related To Homelessness

There are many students dealing with issues related to homelessness that would greatly benefit from the assistance they are not currently receiving. For years, the number of cases of youth experiencing homelessness has been rising until a sudden drop in 2020, which indicates that the COVID-19 pandemic has made it increasingly difficult to identify how …

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