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Homelessness deepens in Los Angeles County, jumps 13%


FILE - This May 21, 2020 file photo shows a homeless encampment on Beaudry Avenue as traffic moves along Interstate 110 below during the coronavirus outbreak, in downtown Los Angeles. The number of homeless people counted across Los Angeles County jumped 12.7% over the past year to more than 66,400, according to data released Friday, June 12, by the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority. Authorities fear that figure will spike again once the full impact of the coronavirus pandemic is felt. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill,File)
FILE - This May 21, 2020 file photo shows a homeless encampment on Beaudry Avenue as traffic moves along Interstate 110 below during the coronavirus outbreak, in downtown Los Angeles. The number of homeless people counted across Los Angeles County jumped 12.7% over the past year to more than 66,400, according to data released Friday, June 12, by the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority. Authorities fear that figure will spike again once the full impact of the coronavirus pandemic is felt. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill,File)
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