David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law and Policy

Professor Blasi Cited in Los Angeles Times Article on New Proposal to Spend $2 Billion to Address Homelessness in California

January 5, 2016 – Professor Gary Blasi was cited in a Los Angeles Times article that discussed a new proposal to spend $2 billion to build residences and provide psychiatric and substance abuse treatment to the homeless in California.

According to the Los Angeles Times: While some Proposition 63 money has gone to mentally ill homeless people and housing, it is nothing on the scale proposed Monday, said Gary Blasi, a retired UCLA law professor and homelessness expert, now with Public Counsel’s Opportunity Under Law nonprofit law center.