County Will Audit Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved an audit of the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) on Tuesday. The vote came the same day that LAist reported a massive shakeup at the agency, including the departure of three top officials.

LAHSA is the agency tasked with coordinating efforts to combat homelessness in Los Angeles. Previous audits have found extensive problems at the agency.

Tuesday’s motion passed 5-0.

“The intention of this audit is to provide a clear and accurate picture of the financial health and practices of LAHSA to best inform incoming financial leadership and staff,” the motion said.

The audit will include an examination of LAHSA’s financial management, as well as how it awards and handle contracts.

Read more at the Los Angeles Daily News



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