Los Angeles channels Thomas Sowell: Gets all the homelessness it wants to pay for

Los Angeles channels Thomas Sowell: Gets all the homelessness it wants to pay for
Trash at homeless camp in LA. YouTube, Grindall61 video

[Ed. – Go figure. No, really, crunch some numbers.  It’s WTSWD — What Thomas Sowell Would Do.]

[It’s] getting harder to harder to hide … The curious rise of homelessness spending, which rather counter-intuitively, seems to be making the homelessness problem worse. …

[A]ccording to Time magazine.

Homelessness in the city of Los Angeles has increased an estimated 16% since 2018, according to the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA), an agency that oversees government funds for homeless services in Los Angeles County.

LAHSA also reported an estimated 12% increase in homelessness since last year in Los Angeles County.

In a place as big as Los Angeles, that’s tens of thousands of people, as the article notes. Here’s the thing, though:

The uptick comes two years into a local 10-year initiative to aid people in need, which includes investments of about $355 million annually, along with a $1.2 billion investment by the city, to build thousands of supportive housing units over the course of the next decade.

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