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Los Angeles housing official to head homeless services agency
Los Angeles housing official to head homeless services agency

A city housing official was selected Friday to head the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority, the city-county agency that manages $70 million a year in federal, state and local funding for shelters, housing and services for the very indigent. Peter Lynn, director of the Section 8 rental assistance program for the city's Housing Authority, replaces Executive Director Mike Arnold, who retired after nine years in the job. Lynn's salary was set at $190,000. Lynn worked as a New York City housing official before joining the local Housing Authority in 2007. Under Lynn, the housing authority's rental assistance programs for the homeless doubled to more than 14,000 units. ...

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