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Youth Participate in WEDay thanks to Actor Tyrese Gibson
Thirty youth from various public housing communities were invited to participate in WE Day California thanks to film star Tyrese Gibson and his Love Circle Foundation. The Six-time GRAMMY® nominee, author, producer, and philanthropist reached out to the Housing Authority and personally extended an invitation to We Day California, a day filled with world-renowned speakers and performers, mixed with real inspirational stories of change.  The event is a gathering of young adults to inspire them to ...
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Tell Us Your Thoughts on the Housing Issues Facing Your Community by Completing the 2017 Fair Housing Survey
The City and County of Los Angeles and their respective Housing Authorities are currently conducting a fair housing study known as the “Assessment of Fair Housing” (AFH). This study is required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) as a condition for receiving federal housing and community development funds.The goals of the study are to identify whether barriers to fair housing choice exist in Los Angeles County and City in the rental and real estate markets and the mor...
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Don Mello's Journey to Financial Stability

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Don Mello's Journey to Financial Stability
Allou Senin Don Mello first joined the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles’s (HACLA) Section 8 Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Program five years ago in 2012. He was a certified nurse but was not able to find a job before he joined the program. His goals after joining the FSS program were to renew his Certified Nurse Assistant license and find a full time job in the medical field.  Five years later, Don Mello met all his goals and he is now working full time as a Certified Nurse Assista...
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Grand Opening of the T. Bailey Manor Apartments
Stacy Avera, a U.S. Army veteran, loves reading Tom Clancy novels. He is now building his own mini library in his first home after being homeless for seventeen years.  When you meet Avera and spend a few moments with him you know right away that living on the streets of San Fernando Valley didn’t break his spirit.  T. Bailey Manor (TBM) apartments by Women Organizing Resources, Knowledge, and Services (WORKS), held its grand opening ceremony today.  Avera spoke at the event.  “I can’t put i...
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HACLA youth, Marveon Mabon, awarded with the 2017 Unity Award
The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) recognized Marveon Mabon, a resident of Imperial Courts, for receiving the 2017 Unity Award from PACER National Bullying Prevention Center. Marveon was presented with a recognition plaque at HACLA’s Board of Commissioners meeting. Marveon Mabon, currently in the ninth grade attending Locke Academy Preparatory High School, has lived at Imperial Court for almost five years. He noticed how some of his peers were getting bullied in his middl...
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174 New Affordable Units in Wilmington

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174 New Affordable Units in Wilmington
Camino del Mar and Vista del Mar projects together comprise the fourth and final phase of the New Dana Strand Revitalization, which upon completion will fulfill the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles' (HACLA's) 15-year vision for the redevelopment of a 20.7-acre post-war distressed public housing site. HACLA's Development Partners, Abode Communities ("Abode") and Mercy Housing ("Mercy") will develop eight parcels of vacant land into a 176 unit service-enhanced affordable housing develo...
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2017 Project SOAR Summer Opportunity Workshop; 21 students receive scholarship
Kids Progress Inc., The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) and Southern California College Access Network (SoCAL CAN) hosted its 2017 Project SOAR Summer Opportunity Workshop for youth living in public housing developments. This all day workshop included a panel of speakers to address topics such as: Post-Secondary Options: College and Career; Paying for College: Financial Aid; Pathways to Careers; and Financial Literacy. “This is the first time we received resources from the...
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3,000 Section 8 Homes Eligible to Receive a Free Laptop & Low-Cost Internet
The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA), Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson, non-profit human-I-T and Frontier Communications, today launched a new effort to connect over 3,000 eligible Section 8 households to low-cost internet programs. These households may also be eligible to receive a free Chromebook laptop. Families at Moonlight Villas in Pacoima joined HACLA, Council President Wesson, and community partners to make the announcement. “Today we build upon the su...
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Homeless Veterans find a new home on the West LA VA Campus
Monty Williams was not shy about inviting the Housing Authority staff to show off his new home. He said “go ahead, you can open the closets”.  The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Interim Deputy Secretary took up his offer and peeked in.  Monty is one of 54 formerly homeless Veterans who now call building 209 at the West LA VA Campus home. A ribbon cutting ceremony for this project was held on Friday June 16, 2017. The Housing Authority is contributing over $12 million in Housing Assistanc...
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Groundbreaking of first residential phase of Jordan Downs Revitalization
Jordan Downs, a 1950s-era public housing development in Watts, achieves a major milestone on June 5 with the ceremonial groundbreaking of the first phase of new residential construction. Phase 1A, developed by nonprofit BRIDGE Housing, will consist of 115 affordable rental apartments in 12 buildings on 3.15 acres. Designed to a LEED Silver certification level, the property will maximize solar opportunities, energy efficiency and environmental sustainability, and will have an on-site management o...
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  • Don Mello's Journey to Financial Stability
    Allou Senin Don Mello first joined the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles’s (HACLA) Section 8 Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Program five years ago in 2012. He was a certified nurse but was ...
  • Grand Opening of the T. Bailey Manor Apartments
    Stacy Avera, a U.S. Army veteran, loves reading Tom Clancy novels. He is now building his own mini library in his first home after being homeless for seventeen years.  When you meet Avera and spend a ...
  • HACLA youth, Marveon Mabon, awarded with the 2017 Unity Award
    The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) recognized Marveon Mabon, a resident of Imperial Courts, for receiving the 2017 Unity Award from PACER National Bullying Prevention Center. Mar...
  • 174 New Affordable Units in Wilmington
    Camino del Mar and Vista del Mar projects together comprise the fourth and final phase of the New Dana Strand Revitalization, which upon completion will fulfill the Housing Authority of the City of Lo...