LA taps hotel rooms as estimated 40,000 people live homeless


              FILE - A homeless man sleeps on a discarded mattress in Los Angeles, Thursday, July 21, 2022. On Sunday, Dec. 18, 2022, Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass said her administration will start moving homeless people in tent encampments into hotel and motel rooms through a new program that launches on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
            
              FILE - A homeless person's tent sits on a bridge over the 110 Freeway in Los Angeles, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022. On Sunday, Dec. 18, 2022, Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass said her administration will start moving homeless people in tent encampments into hotel and motel rooms through a new program that launches on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
            
              FILE - David Hernandez, a 62-year-old homeless man, crawls into his bed made with cardboard boxes in Los Angeles, late Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022. On Sunday, Dec. 18, 2022, Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass said her administration will start moving homeless people in tent encampments into hotel and motel rooms through a new program that launches on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
            
              FILE - New Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass speaks during her inaugural address, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. The new mayor of Los Angeles, Bass, said Sunday, Dec. 18, her administration will start moving homeless people in tent encampments into hotel and motel rooms through a new program that launches Tuesday. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
LA taps hotel rooms as estimated 40,000 people live homeless