State of Homelessness Panel Series: Affordable Housing

Host: The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA)

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In the second installment of the SOH Panel Series, Matt Schwartz presents a review of housing needs across LA County and LAHSA Commission Chair Jacqueline Waggoner moderates a panel (including Veronica Lewis, Ivet Samvelyan, Dora Leong Gallo, and Sasha Harnden) touching on how the pandemic has affected access to housing, how to increase permanent housing retention, and much more.



  • Matt Schwartz
  • Veronica Lewis
  • Ivet Samvelyan
  • Dora Leong Gallo
  • Sasha Harnden


  • Jacqueline Waggoner, LAHSA Commission Chair