LABJ Insider: Business Leaders Are Looking to Help Solve the Homeless Crisis

 LABJ Insider: Business Leaders Are Looking to Help Solve the Homeless Crisis

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While the homeless issue continues to vex Los Angeles and other cities across the country, there seems to be a shift underway among business leaders when it comes to their thinking about the topic.
 
Hannah Madans’ cover story this week points to just one example of those changing attitudes. The piece explores unique public-private-nonprofit partnerships that have sprung up in a bid to help ease the homeless situation.


The resulting programs are compassionate and pragmatic, and they reward businesses (in this case, landlords) for their participation.


It seems like a smart approach, even if it is just a drop in the bucket when it comes to providing that much-needed bigger fix.

 
The story also reflects an…

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