L.A.: Home to More Homeless Than Anyplace Else
As anyone who lives there, and many who don’t, can attest, my
hometown—Los Angeles—is in trouble. The gap between housing costs and
household income is higher in L.A. than it is anyplace else.
Median-income families can afford only 11 percent of L.A. homes, and nearly half the city’s renters spend half or more of their income on rent and utilities. That’s the primary reason why the city is home to more homeless than any...read more.