The city and county of Los Angeles are seeking dismissal of a sweeping lawsuit about homelessness that demands local government find shelter for thousands of people living on the streets.
Attorneys for the city and county filed dismissal motions in federal court last week.
The lawsuit was brought last year by the LA Alliance for Human Rights, a coalition that includes businesses, residents, landlords, homeless people and others who allege that inaction by the city and county has created a dangerous environment.
The alliance filed an amended complaint in November after an appeals court struck down a court order that would’ve required the city and county to offer shelter to all unhoused people living in downtown’s Skid Row area within six months.
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