A homeless encampment quickly can present a profound health hazard to people living in a camp but also to residents and others in the neighboring community. Human waste, moldering garbage, as well as contaminated syringes and needles, are examples of contaminates that quickly litter the site of a homeless encampment and the surrounding vicinity. Specialized homeless encampment cleanup is necessary to ensure that an area used for this purpose is safely remediated and returned to a safe condition. Call our veteran-led homeless encampment cleanup services company.  

Is It a Good Idea to Give Tents to Homeless People?

One of the ongoing debates in Southern California, where homelessness has reach epidemic proportions, is over providing homeless people with tents. Indeed, providing homeless people with tents is proving to be one of the most passionately debated issues associated with addressing homelessness in communities that include Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Santa Barbara, Orange County, and…

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Basic Facts About Homelessness

The homelessness crisis in Los Angeles is described as a national disgrace. The Los Angeles Times has described what historically had been center stage of homelessness in the city: There are few sights in the world like nighttime in skid row, the teeming Dickensian dystopia in downtown Los Angeles where homeless and destitute people have…

Impact of Homeless Encampments on the Environment

In Los Angeles County, and elsewhere in Southern California, there has been a considerable amount of debate and discussion about homeless encampments. A few years ago, the City of Los Angeles appeared ready to take firm action designed to eliminate homeless encampments. At that time, a slim majority of the City Council maintained that homeless encampments…

What Is It like Living in a Homeless Shelter?

Life in a homeless shelter does depend on what specific location a person lands in. With that noted, there are many common factors associated with living in a homeless shelter, common elements that frequently are found at these types of facilities. Check-In Time at a Typical Homeless Shelter Most homeless shelters maintain a specific check-in time for individuals…

How Do Homeless People Survive?

Los Angeles is the least affordable rental market in the United States, according to the Harvard University Joint Center for Housing Studies. The homeless rate in California is the highest of any state in the union, with a majority of those people living in Los Angeles County and elsewhere in Southern California. With so many…