Around 66,436 people in Los Angeles County experience homelessness, according to the Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count. L.A. has turned a couple of small slivers of "virtually unusable" city land into tiny-homes villages to house this vulnerable population. The villages are a ray of light in a challenging situation; two villages in L.A. offer safe and private accommodations as transitional housing to get people off the street and connected to services such as job training, placement and counselors. One is located in the L.A. neighborhood of Tarzana and the other in the North Hollywood (NoHo) Arts district. One resident, Estella Ortiz, said about her new accommodations, "This, this was really cool to me, you know, 'cause I got really tired of being homeless. You feel like there's no end to it."

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