LA ‘sterilized’ its streets for the ’84 Olympics—how will it treat the homeless in 2028?

Curbed LA quoted Jody Armour of the USC Gould School about how Los Angeles can combat its homelessness problem ahead of hosting the 2028 Olympics.

Ten years from now, when Los Angeles shows itself off again on the world stage, authorities will have two options, says Jody Armour, a law professor at USC who studies crime and culture.

“They could opt for a more cosmetic approach,” he says. “Or they could do something concrete and substantive that addresses the lack of affordable housing and the lack of adequate jobs and mental health services.”

 

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