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Applications Are Way Up To Live In LA's Public Housing

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The 100-unit Rose Hills Courts public housing site in Montecito Heights. (HACLA)
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With unemployment rates soaring, many Angelenos are looking for an affordable place to live. An increasing number are turning to L.A.’s public housing, with more than 1,700 applications submitted to the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles last month.

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But openings are rare, and the agency's waitlist already numbers in the tens of thousands.

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