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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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Formerly Homeless Engineering Teacher Graduates from the FSS Program
Sherman Poole is an engineering teacher at the Compton High School and also coaches for the Solar Boat Competition.  He is full of positive spirit and energy, always hoping to make a difference in his students’ lives by preparing them for the next step.  He also understands first hand that one has to put in the sweat equity to fulfill their goals.   Poole’s path to success was not easy. For many years, Poole was homeless, living in a car his friend bought for $300, with his son and his daught...
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HACLA Joins United Way’s 11th Annual HomeWalk 2017

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HACLA Joins United Way’s 11th Annual HomeWalk 2017
The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles participated in United Way Greater Los Angeles’ 11th Annual HomeWalk in an effort to help end homelessness. Over 10,000 people gathered at Grand Park on November 18 to take part in the 5K family run and walk to raise awareness and funds for county’s homeless individuals and families. HACLA’s All-Star team consisted of 65 members including Doug Guthrie, HACLA’s President and CEO, senior staff, family members and volunteers. HACLA Commissioner...
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Watts Rising Collaborative Hosts Community Event
The Watts Rising Collaborative, in partnership with HACLA, Council District 15, Children’s Institute and Kaiser Permanente, hosted the Watts Rising Community Event on Saturday, November 18.. Over 400 Watts residents participated to learn about the Watts Rising Transformative Climate Communities (TCC) application. The TCC grant aims to reduce local sources of air pollution and improve public health outcomes by addressing and mitigating sources and exposure to pollution. The TCC grant will also ...
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Grand Opening of Silver Star Apartments

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Grand Opening of Silver Star Apartments
The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) joined A Community of Friends (ACOF) along with Mayor Eric Garcetti, Council Member Marqueece Harris-Dawson and other dignitaries for the ribbon cutting ceremony of Silver Star Apartments. The grand opening celebration concluded with signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between HACLA and ACOF. Silver Star Apartments is a new 49-unit supportive housing development that is home to previously homeless and disabled veterans. Silve...
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HACLA's Section 8 Waiting List Lottery Application Period Now Closed
LOS ANGELES, October 31, 2017 – – The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) Section 8 Waiting List Lottery application period is now closed, following a two-week period of accepting online applications. A total of 187,804 HACLA Section 8 Waiting List Lottery applications were received, representing 457,642 total household members.  “We are so pleased with the response to this rental assistance opportunity,” said Douglas Guthrie, HACLA President and CEO. “Thousands of Angelen...
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Section 8 Vouchers Provide Housing Hope for Many Seniors
They are a growing part of the population, but many older citizens can barely pay rent. That's why many are viewing Section 8 vouchers as their most viable way of getting housing. There are 20,000 spots available, but time is running out to apply.
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Korean American Coalition Helps Families Apply for Section 8 Wait List
The following story was written by Joon Bang, Executive Director of the Korean American Coalition-Los Angeles; Partner of HACLA 7 Days, 328 Applications, 442 Calls
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Monique Udeh's Path to Homeownership

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Monique Udeh's Path to Homeownership
Monique Udeh immigrated to the United States in 1999 with big hopes and dreams. However, things did not turn out the way she’d hoped for—she struggled financially when her then-husband lost his job and she had to take care of her three kids alone. For a couple of years, Udeh made a living by cleaning houses, but putting food on the table, paying rent, and taking care of her children were financially difficult. In 2004, Udeh applied for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program. After waiti...
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  • Formerly Homeless Engineering Teacher Graduates from the FSS Program
    Sherman Poole is an engineering teacher at the Compton High School and also coaches for the Solar Boat Competition.  He is full of positive spirit and energy, always hoping to make a difference in his...
  • HACLA Joins United Way’s 11th Annual HomeWalk 2017
    The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles participated in United Way Greater Los Angeles’ 11th Annual HomeWalk in an effort to help end homelessness. Over 10,000 people gathered at Grand Park ...
  • Watts Rising Collaborative Hosts Community Event
    The Watts Rising Collaborative, in partnership with HACLA, Council District 15, Children’s Institute and Kaiser Permanente, hosted the Watts Rising Community Event on Saturday, November 18.. Over 400...
  • Grand Opening of Silver Star Apartments
    The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) joined A Community of Friends (ACOF) along with Mayor Eric Garcetti, Council Member Marqueece Harris-Dawson and other dignitaries for the ribbo...