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HACLA Receives Nation’s Largest Jobs Plus Initiative Grant from HUD
LOS ANGELES – The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) was awarded a $3.7 Million Jobs Plus Initiative (JPI) grant by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The award was announced by Dr. Ben Carson, Secretary of HUD, during a press conference held at Nickerson Gardens, HACLA’s largest public housing site with 3,146 residents. “HUD’s Jobs Plus Initiative connects public housing residents with employment, education and financial empowerment services and i...
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HACLA Hosts State of the Agency Meeting

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HACLA Hosts State of the Agency Meeting
The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles hosted an all staff State of the Agency Meeting at The Fields LA in Exposition Park. Over 630 HACLA employees attended the meeting including staff from all public housing sites, as well as HACLA’s satellite Section 8 offices located in the Valley and Torrance. Also in attendance were HACLA Commissioners Ben Besley, Daniel Tenenbaum, Delfino De La Cruz and Cielo Castro. During the State of the Agency meeting, HACLA staff were informed about...
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HACLA Celebrates Career Expansion Graduation

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HACLA Celebrates Career Expansion Graduation
The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA)’s Watts/Los Angeles WorkSource Center hosted the graduation for the first class of 16 Los Angeles Reconnections Career Academy (LARCA) 2.0 and 3 other reentry participants to complete the Multi-Craft Core (MC3) construction training conducted by Career Expansion, Inc. in the Jordan Downs Community Center.  LARCA is a City of Los Angeles Economic and Workforce Development Department (EWDD) program that is funded by the Rodriguez vs. City ...
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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 Ho...
  • 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 Commi...
  • 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 ...
  • 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. St...