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$3.7-million cleanup plan proposed for skid row

Mayer Dahan

In a break with the city's earlier confrontational stance, Los Angeles' chief administrative officer Monday proposed a $3.7-million skid row cleanup program that would increase 24-hour bathroom access for homeless people and expand storage for their belongings.
The proposal, which must be approved by the City Council, calls for setting aside part of a skid row parking lot where homeless people can check their shopping carts and small bins for the day. The plan would also expand a seven-day stora

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  • Jelena Woehr

    I've been thinking for a while about how to provide storage to unhoused residents... the parking lot plan is a great start! I would love to see storage facilities offer a percentage of small lockers (too small to sleep in, to prevent that liability) and get a tax writeoff in return for helping with storage for houseless residents.