On May 2, 2023, the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) joined with local, state and federal officials, along with construction and development partners, to celebrate the grand opening of two new buildings at the VA's West Los Angeles Campus. Located on Bonsall Avenue on the West LA VA Campus, Buildings 205 & 208 will provide a combined 120 permanent, private residential units for unhoused and at-risk veterans. Attendees included HACLA President & CEO Doug Guthrie, Mayor Karen Bass, Councilwoman Traci Park, Congressman Ted Lieu, Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin, VA Secretary Denis McDonough, and Executives from Step Up, FFA Housing & Shangri-La Construction, LLC. HACLA's estimated project contribution will be $56.8 million in HAP over the 20-year contract. Overall, HACLA has committed 174 HUD-VASH PBVs to three buildings on the West LA VA Campus (205, 208, and 209).
HACLA Celebrates Grand Opening of West LA VA Campus Buildings 205 & 208
HACLA partners with Nike and Boys & Girls Club to bring outdoor turf soccer field to Mar Vista Gardens
On Wednesday, May 31, the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) joined with Nike Executives, the Boys & Girls Club and Councilmember Traci Park of Los Angeles Council District 11 to celebrate the unveiling of a new outdoor turf soccer field in the heart of Mar Vista Gardens hou
On the morning of April 18, 2023, HACLA CEO & President, Doug Guthrie, joined Deputy Mayor Jenna Hornstock, Secretary Lourdes Castro Ramirez, Gustavo Velasquez, Ann Sewill, Erich Nakano and other community leaders to celebrate the groundbreaking of Umeya Apartments in Little Tokyo.
On March 10, 2023, newly completed Berendo Sage, a forty-two-unit affordable apartment community in the Koreatown/Pico-Union area of the City of Los Angeles, held a grand opening. Twenty-one units are reserved for formerly homeless individuals and families.