Illustration of LA Mayoral race candidates Karen Bass and Rick Caruso
Meet Your Mayor

A political matchmaking quiz for voters

Housing and Homelessness

Answer the following four questions on housing and homelessness issues to see which candidates for mayor most closely match the future you want to see for Los Angeles. Learn more about this crisis: Understanding LA’s Homelessness Issues.

Question 1 of 4

Los Angeles Municipal Code 41.18, better known as the “anti-camping law,” bans people who are unhoused from camping on public property close to locations such as schools, parks, libraries, and underpasses. Should 41.18 be kept as is, repealed, or changed?

Candidates who agree with you

Question 2 of 4

Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? “We need to stop allowing homeless encampments and shelters near residences.”

Candidates who agree with you

Question 3 of 4

Do you agree with Angelenos who say that the large number of people living outside makes neighborhoods less safe?

Candidates who agree with you

Question 4 of 4

What is the most important and impactful step the city can take as part of a strategy to address the homelessness crisis in the near-term?

Candidates who agree with you

Your Matches on Housing and Homelessness

Credits & Support


  • Julia Barajas
  • Caitlin Biljan
  • Austin Cross
  • Jackie Fortiér
  • Robert Garrova
  • Adolfo Guzman-Lopez
  • Caitlin Hernández
  • Brianna Lee
  • Maloy Moore
  • Gillian Morán Pérez
  • Adriana Pera
  • Kyle Stokes
  • Frank Stoltze
  • Erin Stone
  • David Wagner
  • Ethan Ward


  • Ross Brenneman
  • Brian Frank
  • Oscar Garza
  • Karina Gacad
  • Megan Garvey
  • Paul Glickman
  • Suzanne Levy
  • Tony Marcano
  • Rebecca Nieto
  • Mary Plummer
  • Ariel Zirulnick

Web Development and Design

  • Melissa DeMund
  • Diana Chu
  • Peter Hernández
  • Dan Carino
  • Ruolin Tu
  • Arantza Peña Popo
  • Will Welch (The City: NYC)


  • Tony Federico


  • James Evers
  • Louis Felix
  • Ryanne Mena


  • Caitlin Biljan
  • Jon Cohn
  • Tony Federico
  • Alexis Gero
  • Thuy Mao
  • Kristen Payne
  • Donald Paz
  • Bianca Ramirez
  • Kristen Ranger
  • Rebecca Stumme


  • Sophie Chap
  • Leo Gomez
  • Andy Orozco


This coverage was made possible through support by the Committee for Greater LA in partnership with the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation and the Weingart Foundation.

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Special Thanks

Special thanks to The City, which originally conceived and developed this project for voters in New York.