Saturday, June 29, 2013

Homeless numbers grow 16% over the last two years in L.A. County

Homeless numbers grow in L.A. County: The number of homeless people in the county has jumped by 16% over the last two years, a lingering result of the recession and now rising rents, a survey reports.

The number of homeless people in Los Angeles County jumped by 16% over the last two years, fueled by lingering economic devastation from the recession and rising rents and housing prices, according to a survey released Friday.