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Judge orders LA to offer shelter for homeless on Skid Row

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Posted at 4:46 PM, Apr 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-20 19:46:05-04

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge overseeing a sweeping lawsuit about homelessness in Los Angeles has ordered the city and county to find shelter for all unhoused residents of Skid Row within 180 days.

Judge David O. Carter also ordered an audit of all funding related to the crisis of people living on the streets.

The preliminary injunction was released a day after LA Mayor Eric Garcetti vowed to spend nearly $1 billion in the coming year to get people off the streets.

Carter ordered that the $1 billi