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L.A. leaders vow to end homelessness among veterans this year
L.A. leaders vow to end homelessness among veterans this year

Declaring they had turned a corner in the fight against homelessness, city leaders on Thursday vowed that by the end of the year there would be no more veterans living on the streets of Los Angeles. Speaking in a former downtown flophouse, officials said new federal resources and an end to city-county feuding had transformed their efforts. "Four years ago, federal authorities told us L.A. is dysfunctional, we’re not going to invest in you," said Elise Buik, president of United Way, whose  private-public homelessness collaboration with the Chamber of Commerce is called Home for Good. But, she said, "it’s a new day." According to Los Angeles Mayor...

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