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With its headquarters campus in Santa Monica, the Los Angeles area is understandably the focal point of significant RAND interest. Research on Los Angeles and its surrounding communities spans a wide analytical range, from policing, airport and harbor security, and traffic congestion to education, child care, health, and demographic issues.

  • Encampment of tents with American flags in Los Angeles, photo by Bethany/Adobe Stock

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    Expanding Outreach Services Could Help Veterans Find Stable Housing

    Nov 11, 2021

    Only three in a group of 26 unhoused veterans in Los Angeles were able to obtain permanent housing even though they lived near a major VA service center. The housing options available did not meet their desire for autonomy, safety, security, and privacy. Tailoring services to veterans' needs could help.

  • Construction of the Missouri Place housing project in Los Angeles, California, photo by Steven Sharp/Urbanize LA

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    Effects of Project Labor Agreements on Affordable Housing Production

    Aug 2, 2021

    A project labor agreement requiring that a primarily union workforce be used for housing projects for people experiencing homelessness in Los Angeles appears to be one reason that the city's $1.2 billion Proposition HHH ballot initiative is falling short of its goal.

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