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HACLA Awards Public Housing Youth with Scholarships

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HACLA Awards Public Housing Youth with Scholarships
The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) hosted its 4th Annual Scholarship Awards Ceremony and awarded sixteen (16) students from multiple housing developments academic scholarships towards pursuing higher education. This fall, scholarship recipients will attend a wide range of schools such as UCLA, Woodbury University, UC Merced, ELAC, LA Harbor College and Cal State Northridge. Selected scholarship recipients were required to attend a scholarship workshop prior to the Awards C...
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Mayor Garcetti Announces Long-Awaited Federal Approval for Jordan Downs Transformation
JUNE 9, 2016 *Official Press Release from the City of Los Angeles* Mayor Eric Garcetti, Councilmember Joe Buscaino and the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) have secured federal approval for a visionary plan that aims to transform the distressed Jordan Downs public housing development into a model for 21st century affordable housing and an engine for economic revitalization in Watts. The approval from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to beg...
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HACLA Joins Celebration of Mosaic Gardens Groundbreaking
The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) joined LINC Housing in celebration of the groundbreaking ceremony for Mosaic Gardens at Westlake.  Mosaic Gardens will consist of 125 units to serve families and seniors, including 63 affordable units designated for formerly homeless individuals as well as 32 chronically homeless residents referred by the L.A. County Department of Health Services. The remaining units will serve families with up to 60% of area median income. HACLA’s contr...
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Groundbreaking with LA Family Housing

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Groundbreaking with LA Family Housing
The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) joined LA Family Housing, elected officials and its public and private partners to break ground at the North Campus in North Hollywood. As the lead supportive service provider, LA Family Housing North Campus will serve the chronically homeless and disabled homeless individuals by providing fifty units with twenty eight units designated for those who are chronically homeless. Additionally, the North Campus will house a state of the art pri...
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CEO and President Douglas Guthrie Receives Unsung Hero Award from Watts Gang Task Force
Douglas Guthrie, CEO and President of the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles, was recognized by the Watts Gang Task Force for his commitment and support to ensure that this nationally recognized collaborative can continue to focus on the goal of making a safer Watts. “You [Watts Gang Task Force] are not only looking for peace in the community but working to make progress. I am proud to be a part of this group that puts the best interest of the community and the people who live in it ...
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Landlords Participate in HouseLA Event to Help End Homelessness
The Housing Authority of the County of Los Angeles (HACoLA) and the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) joined Third District Supervisor Sheila Kuehl,Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s office, L.A. Family Housing, and Brilliant Corners, to host HouseLA, an outreach event for landlords in the San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valleys aimed at introducing innovative programs to help end homelessness. Nearly 200 landlords attended the event to learn about various programs that offer ...
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HACLA Provides Computers, Hotspots and Digital Literacy Training to More than 500 Public Housing Residents Through ConnectHome Initiative
In a little more than two months, providing free computers and Internet access through ConnectHome is already having a great impact on families. "I've read eleven books. My favorite book is Jack and the Beanstalk," exclaimed six-year old Jayden. His mother, Maisha, added, "This program is beneficial for my kids and me. They can use the computer because it is entertaining and educational. I want to go back to school to become a nurse so I can look up nursing programs and continue to apply for job...
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Groundbreaking Ceremony of Sylmar Court Apartments

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Groundbreaking Ceremony of Sylmar Court Apartments
The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles joined partners at the groundbreaking ceremony of Sylmar Court Apartments. Sylmar Court Apartments will include 101 units consisting of large one, two and three bedroom units. The average rent will range from $442 to $1,256 per month. The development will include 3,500 square feet of community serving commercial space with 25 units specifically allocated for individuals serviced by the County of Los Angeles Department of Mental Health. Of the 25 ...
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HACLA Selected as an Opportunity Hub for the 2016 Summer Opportunity Project
The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) has been selected by the White House and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to participate in the Summer Opportunity Project. This initiative challenges HACLA to secure employment for at least 100 young people residing in the local public housing developments during this summer. “The Housing Authority supports the economic development of both our residents and the city of Los Angeles. We are committed to this work and...
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HACLA Awarded $100,000 Federal Grant to Help Justice-Involved Youth in Los Angeles Find Jobs and Housing
LOS ANGELES – In an effort to help young people in Los Angeles involved in the justice system find jobs and housing, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) today announced $100,000 for the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles and Public Counsel to address the challenges justice-involved individuals face when trying to find work and a place to call home. Under the Juvenile Reentry Assistance Program (JRAP), funded through DOJ’s Se...
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