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Santa Monicans United

For a Clean and Safe City

Join us in saving Santa Monica from the brink of destruction.

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807

Homeless Population in Santa Monica

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75%

of Homeless are Addicted to Drugs

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60

Metro Link & Buses dump 

60 homeless a night in Santa Monica

Make Santa Monica Safe

Santa Monica Police Chief Ramon Batista is fighting an uphill battle. Santa Monica's Police has only increased by a total of 7 officers in eighteen years, even though the Metro Rail came to Santa Monica in 2016.

According to the City of Santa Monica, 75% of the 807 homeless in the city are addicted to drugs, which means as soon as their drug wears of they’re looking to commit crimes for the next high. It’s no wonder that the City has an epidemic of crimes.

 

We need effectively address the correlation between homeless drug addiction and the victimization of the community. Find a way to get them help that includes drug treatment and mental and physical healthcare instead of focusing on low-income housing.

 

Since COVID-19 - Eviction Moratorium in Santa Monica just ended we know that the increase in homelessness is not due to low-income housing from our existing community.

 

Every night when the metro rail and the buses stop running, they dump approximately 60 homeless people at their last stop in Santa Monica. Why is Santa Monica allowing Los Angeles County to do this?

Protect the Commercial Districts and Parking Garages

Santa Monica City Council made the most incomprehensible, bad decision to demolish parking garage three on the promenade and turn it into a homeless shelter. Making it even harder for the promenade to recover.

We think there are better places for homeless shelters and need treatment centers that help people instead.

Now Santa Monica City Council is planning to take down parking garage one!

 

We want to immediately halt the destruction of commercial infrastructure such as Parking Structure 3 (demolished) and save Parking Structure 1 and the targeted Main Street parking lots.

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The City Counsel
voted to demolish
a third street parking garage to build a homeless
shelter.

Our Mission

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Economic Vibrancy

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Traffic Control

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City Fiscal Responsibility

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Neighborhood Preservation

  • Preserve neighborhoods and oppose the overdevelopment of non-family housing that increases the cost of living for the community and causes congestion in the city.

  • Preserve Rent Control with strong rent control protections to ensure housing stability.

  • Create Affordable Homeownership programs. Encourage lower-income residents to achieve financial stability through programs for low-income home ownership.

Get Serious About the Homeless Crisis, NOW!

 Santa Monica’s Homeless crisis in NOT about housing, it IS about unchecked in-migration from all parts of LA County.

  • It is self evident that the  large annual increase of unhoused individuals, demonstrates the complete failure of Santa Monica’s policies.

  • While the Point-In-Time counts now total around 900 individuals, they mask the fact that the homeless issue is in-migration and transiency.  The City’s unpublished Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) has consistently tracked around 6,000 people per year flowing through the city.

  • Focusing on a hypothetical housing sSantaolution is inappropriate, a distraction and a delay tactic

    • The number of unhoused individuals was completely unaffected by Santa Monica’s  three year Eviction Moratorium, which ended in April 2023.   

    • The chronic mental and substance abuse issues in the City’s homeless demographics is not an issue related to affordable housing.

    • Unsheltered homelessness did not decline in the 2013-2021 period despite the addition of 2,823 housing units.

THIS IS WHAT YOU CALL CITY POLICY FAILURES!

What We Stand For

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Affordable Homeownership Opportunities

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Oppose Over Development

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Preserve Rent Control

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Santa Monica Safe:

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