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On Thursday, July 15, 2021, The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) hosted the 9th Annual Build Hope Inc. (formerly known as Kids Progress Inc.) Scholarship Celebration. Although COVID19 restrictions have begun to lift, the organizations decided to host this year’s event virtually for the second time.
Posted: March 11, 2020
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On June 17, 2021, Los Angeles Council District 14 Councilmember Kevin de Leόn and Deputy Mayor of City Homeless Initiatives Jose “Che” Ramirez joined The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) and Related California at the groundbreaking ceremony of Rose Hill Courts.
Posted: March 11, 2020
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Despite things looking different this year due to the COVID pandemic, the staff at the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) were determined to bring holiday joy to the children of its public housing developments. Unable to hold traditional toy drives like those in the past, the children were brought toys directly to their front doors instead!
Posted: March 11, 2020
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On December 2nd, Los Angeles City announced 40 local families experiencing homelessness are moving into a new apartment complex in the San Fernando Valley. Parthenia Place, located in Council District 6, is the city’s first State Homekey Project site to house homeless people. It is the first of 15 planned properties to open citywide with about 750 units and rooms slated for homeless people.
Posted: March 11, 2020
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Together with the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA), Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) and Envoy have launched a new and affordable electric vehicle (EV) community car-share program.
Posted: March 11, 2020
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On Saturday, September 12, 2020 The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) held another back to school event at its Pueblo del Rio site. Children from the community were invited to come to Pueblo del Rio’s Social Hall between the hours of 11am – 2pm for a free backpack giveaway as students continue to prep for back to school.
Posted: March 11, 2020
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On Thursday, September 3rd, San Fernando Gardens held a Census 2020 Outreach Event at its Community Center. With help from Mayor Eric Garcetti’s office, LAPD Community Safety Partnership (CSP) and MEND with on-the-spot Census completion, an additional 17 households were counted! Participants enjoyed fun games, prizes and ice cream – a welcome treat on a hot summer day!
Posted: March 11, 2020
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On Wednesday, September 2, 2020 the community was invited to a “1,000 Backpack Giveaway” at the Watts Empowerment Center at Imperial Courts. Many partners came together to make this event hosted by RedEye a success.
Posted: March 11, 2020
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On Saturday, August 15, 2020, The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) partnered with Starry and A Child’s Dream for a special Back to School Giveaway. As school children prepare for the Fall and more online learning, it has become increasingly apparent the need for more school supplies for learning at home.
Posted: March 11, 2020