LA To Pay $500K For Seizing Property Of The Homeless

LOS ANGELES, CA — The Los Angeles City Council Wednesday approved a nearly $500,000 settlement of a lawsuit that accused the police and city of working with a local business improvement district’s security firms to illegally seize homeless people’s property in Skid Row.

The council unanimously approved a payment of $495,000 to the plaintiffs — the Los Angeles Community Action Network, a homeless advocacy group; the Los Angeles Catholic Worker, which operates a soup kitchen known as the “Hippie Kitchen”; and four homeless individuals.

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