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Finally, housing for homeless vets at the West L.A. VA facility
Finally, housing for homeless vets at the West L.A. VA facility

The Veterans Administration's agreement, announced Wednesday, to house more homeless vets at its West Los Angeles facility is a stunning turnabout and a huge win for veterans' advocates, who have been trying for years to persuade the agency to provide permanent housing on its grounds for troubled vets. The agreement — which will settle a lawsuit brought by a group of severely disabled homeless veterans — is not the end of the story, however. There are likely to be pitched battles in the months ahead over how the VA will use its land, how many veterans will be housed there and what will happen to the non-veteran-related businesses and activities on the site....

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