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VA proposes hundreds of housing units plus services for homeless vets at West L.A. campus

VA proposes hundreds of housing units plus services for homeless vets at West L.A. campus

Federal officials released a blueprint Thursday for transforming the long-neglected West Los Angeles Veterans Affairs campus into a residential community with hundreds of housing units for homeless veterans, offering some potential relief as Los Angeles struggles to deal with an increase in homelessness across the city.

The plan calls for construction of 1,200 permanent supportive housing units for disabled and traumatized veterans and more than 700 short-term units for homeless veterans in the midst...

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