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A Message from HACLA on Coronavirus

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A Message from HACLA on Coronavirus
  All HACLA Offices Closed to Walk-Ins In consideration of the recent order issued for the State of California by Governor Newsom, the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles has transitioned to teleworking where possible at this time. Although many HACLA staff will be working remotely, we will continue to provide critical services moving forward. We are staying in close contact with local state and county officials and will provide updates to the public as they come through. We remain ...
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Public Housing and Section 8 Resources During COVID-19

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Public Housing and Section 8 Resources During COVID-19
For information on services available to you and your specific housing site during the COVID-19 State of Emergency, please visit our webpage: http://hacla.org/ph-resources. 
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Metro at Western Apartments Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
On Wednesday, March 11, 2020, The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) joined Meta Housing Corporation, Western Community Housing, elected officials, project partners, and community members to celebrate the Grand Opening and ribbon cutting ceremony of Metro at Western Apartments.  Located at 3661 S. Western Avenue in Los Angeles, the Metro at Western Apartments are intended to provide affordable housing solutions and supportive services for homeless Veterans and their families.  ...
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Jordan Downs Freedom Plaza Welcomes New Tenants!

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Jordan Downs Freedom Plaza Welcomes New Tenants!
Brand new stores, including Nike, Smart & Final Extra, Ross Dress for Less and Blink Fitness are all moving in to Jordan Downs Plaza. The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) celebrated with Smart & Final Extra! and Blink Fitness in their grand openings this month. With the grand opening of Smart & Final Extra! on January 8, 2020, the city of Watts, California celebrated no longer being a food desert after 30 years. This brand-new grocery store is a tremendously impor...
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TDE Hosts 6th Annual Holiday Concert & Toy Drive at Nickerson Gardens
The excitement in Watts, CA was palpable on Wednesday, December 18, 2019. Lines were wrapped around the block at Nickerson Gardens public housing development in anticipation of the 6th Annual TDE Holiday Concert. The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) partnered once again with Top Dawg Entertainment (TDE) to keep this tradition alive. “Top Dawg is an inspiration to this community where he grew up and he demonstrates such generosity in coming back each year. We’re alway...
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HACLA Expands Partnership with LAUSD to Provide Section 8 Vouchers to Homeless Families
A joint program with the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) and Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) was announced on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 as a part of Mayor Eric Garcetti’s monthly press briefing at the Unified Homelessness Response Center. HACLA CEO Doug Guthrie joined with partners to discuss the expansion of a pilot program in conjunction with Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), Superintendent Austin Beutner, L.A. Family Housing, Los Angeles Homeless...
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HACLA Celebrates Grand Opening of A Bridge Home Imperial
On Wednesday, November 13, 2019, The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) joined with Mayor Eric Garcetti, Councilman Joe Buscaino and community partners for the opening of A Bridge Home Imperial. This shelter will provide interim housing and supportive services for 100 women and men from the neighborhood who were previously homeless before connecting with the facility - giving them a place to receive the support they need to get on the path toward permanent housing. Located on ...
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HACLA Commissioner Lucelia Hooper Honored with Garden Dedication Ceremony
On September 26, 2019, the Executive Team of the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles gathered with the Board of Commissioners, HACLA staff and the Nickerson Gardens Community to tribute Commissioner Lucelia Hooper with a special presentation and dedication ceremony. A commemorative plaque was unveiled, and the community garden named in her honor. A pillar in the community, Commissioner Lucelia Hooper has been a resident of Nickerson Gardens for over thirty years. Her public service car...
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HACLA Launches Jobs Plus Program at Nickerson Gardens
The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) announced yesterday the launch of the Jobs Plus Program at Nickerson Gardens Sage Center. The initiative is funded by a grant in the amount of $3.7 Million, which was awarded to HACLA by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) earlier this year. The HUD Jobs Plus program is a four-year $3.7M grant (starting in August 2019 through August 2023) which will be offered exclusively at the Nickerson Gardens public housing devel...
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HACLA Youth Receive $51,000 in Scholarships

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HACLA Youth Receive $51,000 in Scholarships
Forty-six (46) graduating high school seniors living in Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) public housing developments and Section 8 were recently awarded academic scholarships. Students received over approximately $51,000 in scholarships provided through the generosity of the Price Philanthropies Foundation, the County of Los Angeles Probation Housing Based Day Supervision (HBDS) Program, HACLA’s 501(c)(3) Kids Progress, Inc. (KPI) and various other businesses comprising HA...
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  • A Message from HACLA on Coronavirus
      All HACLA Offices Closed to Walk-Ins In consideration of the recent order issued for the State of California by Governor Newsom, the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles has transitioned...
  • Public Housing and Section 8 Resources During COVID-19
    For information on services available to you and your specific housing site during the COVID-19 State of Emergency, please visit our webpage: http://hacla.org/ph-resources. 
  • Metro at Western Apartments Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
    On Wednesday, March 11, 2020, The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) joined Meta Housing Corporation, Western Community Housing, elected officials, project partners, and community me...
  • Jordan Downs Freedom Plaza Welcomes New Tenants!
    Brand new stores, including Nike, Smart & Final Extra, Ross Dress for Less and Blink Fitness are all moving in to Jordan Downs Plaza. The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) celeb...