Government Shutdown Could Render More Than 23K Families Homeless


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If the government shutdown still pushed through at the end of the month, more than 23,000 families could end up being homeless.

According to LA County Housing Authority Executive Director Sean Rogan, the federal government shutdown "and continued uncertainty will result in households losing their vouchers, and puts our most vulnerable populations at further risk, such as the homeless, senior and mentally ill."


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