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Los Angeles takes on its homeless problem




A man walks beside a row of tents for the homeless in Los Angeles, Califorinia on May 12, 2015.   AFP PHOTO / FREDERIC J. BROWN        (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
A man walks beside a row of tents for the homeless in Los Angeles, Califorinia on May 12, 2015. AFP PHOTO / FREDERIC J. BROWN (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
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A man walks beside a row of tents for the homeless in Los Angeles, Califorinia on May 12, 2015.   AFP PHOTO / FREDERIC J. BROWN        (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
Los Angeles City Councilman Mike Bonin (Eleventh District)
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LA City officials have released a report outlying a new strategy to get LA's homeless off the street - and into homes.  

LA county also has their own plan which calls for creating more affordable housing, connecting homeless people with jobs and keeping people discharged from jails and hospitals off the street.

We talk about both plans with  LA City Councilman Mike Bonin.