L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti’s State of the State Focuses on Jobs, Homelessness & Housing

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti focuses on jobs, homelessness and affordable housing in his fourth State of the City address, according to excerpts of the speech released Thursday by his office.

Garcetti spoke in the Los Angeles City Council chambers, where he announced plans to dedicate $176 million to fight homelessness as part of his 2017-18 budget.

It’s unclear how much of those funds will come from Proposition HHH, a property tax hike passed in November by voters to build housing for the homeless.

Among Garcetti’s other key points:

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