LA Alliance v City of LA – Document 330 – State Funding Addressing Homelessness – May 29, 2021
This is a mishmash of city & state documents — audit overviews, etc. — suggesting a less than stellar performance by government responding to the crisis. As an example, one letter (page 21-22 of pdf) from Ron Galperin, [City of Los Angeles] Controller, discusses the slow progress and escalating costs of the use of Proposition HHH bond funds to develop up to 10,000 supportive housing units. Mr. Galperin says building cost estimates skyrocketed to $531,000 per unit today (2019). “The cost of building many of these units exceeds the median sale price of a market-rate condominium in the City of Los Angeles and a single-family home in Los Angeles County.” Well done!
Read the article here.