Poll: 86% of LA residents don’t want homeless in hotels

by Conn Carroll, Commentary Editor
August 17, 2023 03:12 PM

With Los Angeles residents set to vote in March 2024 on a ballot measure requiring all hotels to house the homeless, a new poll shows that voters are overwhelmingly skeptical of the proposal.

A new Public Opinion Strategies poll of 500 Los Angeles residents shows 86% believe the city should not prioritize housing homeless people in hotels, and the recent experience of the Mayfair Hotel demonstrates that skepticism is completely justified.

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