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2020 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count

Gospel musician Clemmie Williams is homeless in North Hollywood Park. Williams has been working part-time jobs but it’s not enough to make first and last month’s rent for an apartment, he says. “It’s a struggle to get back to normalcy,” Williams said.  (Genaro Molina/Los Angeles Times)
Volunteers Aaron Smith, left, Lisa-Mone Lamontagne and Andre Gaona look for homeless people while participating in the annual Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count in North Hollywood. Volunteers will canvas more than 80 cities and 200 communities across Los Angeles County over three days to count the number of homeless people living on the streets. (Genaro Molina/Los Angeles Times)
U.S. Army veteran Michelle Olbrich, photographed during the annual Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count in North Hollywood, has been living homeless on and off since 2011, served in Iraq and suffers from post traumatic stress disorder. (Genaro Molina/Los Angeles Times)
Volunteers Lisa-Mone Lamontagne, left, Andre Gaona and Aaron Smith look for homeless people while participating in the annual Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count in North Hollywood.  (Genaro Molina/Los Angeles Times)
A homeless person stands with his belongings on the first night of the 2020 LA County Homeless Count in North Hollywood Park in North Hollywood. (Genaro Molina/Los Angeles Times)
A pair of camper trailers, which house homeless people, were counted by volunteers on the first night of the 2020 LA County Homeless Count in North Hollywood. (Genaro Molina/Los Angeles Times)
Volunteers Lisa-Mone Lamontagne, left, Aaron Smith and Andre Gaona look for participate in the annual Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count at the North Hollywood Recreation Center in North Hollywood. (Genaro Molina/Los Angeles Times)
A homeless person carries his belongings in a shopping cart on the first night of the 2020 LA County Homeless Count in North Hollywood. (Genaro Molina/Los Angeles Times)
Volunteers Aaron Smith, left, Lisa-Mone Lamontagne and Andre Gaona look for homeless people while participating in the annual Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count in North Hollywood.  (Genaro Molina/Los Angeles Times)
A homeless woman walks past a sleeping homeless man in North Hollywood Park on the first night of the 2020 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count in North Hollywood Park in North Hollywood. (Genaro Molina/Los Angeles Times)
Anthoni Krawczyk, who is watching over his friends encampment in Zuma Canyon, watches as volunteer Kay Gabbard assisted by Los Angeles County Sheriff Deputy Santiago Cienfuegos, look for signs of homeless people or encampments in the Zuma Canyon and Zuma Lagoon area in the City of Malibu. (Al Seib/Los Angeles Times)
Volunteers and L.A. County Sheriff Deputies walk past piles of debris at an encampment in Zuma Canyon. (Al Seib/Los Angeles Times)
Volunteer Kay Gabbard assisted by Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy Nicholas Barragan look for signs of homeless people or encampments in the City of Malibu as they participate in the annual Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count. (Al Seib/Los Angeles Times)
Volunteer Kay Gabbard assisted by L.A. County Sheriff Deputy Santiago Cienfuegos finds a tent while looking for signs of homeless in the Point Dume State Beach area. (Al Seib/Los Angeles Times)
Volunteers Kay Gabbard and L.A. County Sheriff Deputies look for signs of homeless in the Point Dume State Beach area in the city of Malibu. (Al Seib/Los Angeles Times)
Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority employee Daniel Ornelas canvases the West LA VA campus to conduct the yearly homeless census.  (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)
Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority employee Daniel Ornelas joins others at the West LA VA campus to conduct the yearly homeless census.  (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)
Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority employees Dale Wilson, right, and Daniel Ornelas canvas the grounds of the West LA VA campus to conduct the yearly homeless census. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)
Russell Terrell, 50, left, Scott Townsend, 65, and Martin Freeman, 56, all army veterans hangout at Boeing Plaza in Lancaster. Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority officials and volunteers conducted their annual homeless count, focusing on the Antelope Valley.  (Irfan Khan/Los Angeles Times)
Pamela, left, and Ron Balch conduct 2020 homeless count in a wash early morning Thursday January 23, 2020 in Lancaster. (Irfan Khan/Los Angeles Times)
George Andrews, left, and Ron Balch conduct 2020 homeless count Freeway 14 embankment in Lancaster. (Irfan Khan/Los Angeles Times)
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