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PATH Metro Villas Phase 1 Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) joined Affirmed Housing, People Assisting the Homeless (PATH) Ventures, elected officials, project partners, and community members to celebrate the Phase 1 Grand Opening and ribbon cutting ceremony of PATH Metro Villas.  Located at 340 N. Madison Avenue in Los Angeles, PATH Metro Villas is intended to address homelessness with permanent supportive housing and on-site services.  PATH Metro Villas was developed as a collaboration among priv...
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Celebrating Re-Opening of Pueblo Del Rio Youth Center

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Celebrating Re-Opening of Pueblo Del Rio Youth Center
  The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA), together with its partners and residents celebrated the grand re-opening of the Pueblo Del Rio Youth Center, also known as the Alba Center. Guests enjoyed corndogs, popcorn and freshly grilled vegetable snacks provided by Root Down LA.   Pueblo Del Rio Youth Center is run by LAPD’s Newton Division, Community Youth Activities League, which services youth between the ages of 9-16. The Youth Center offers a wide variety of programs,...
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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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Kendrick Lamar and Special Guests Perform at 5th Annual TDE Holiday Concert
The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) in partnership with Top Dawg Entertainment (TDE) kept the tradition alive by hosting 5th Annual Holiday Concert and Toy Drive at Nickerson Gardens public housing development on December 19th in Watts, Los Angeles. Every year, TDE’s CEO, Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith comes back to the neighborhood that he grew up in and brings artists from his label to perform for the community in hopes to inspire, spread joy and provide gifts for th...
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Groundbreaking of Casa Del Sol in Sun Valley

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Groundbreaking of Casa Del Sol in Sun Valley
The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) joined A Community of Friends (ACOF) along with Mayor Eric Garcetti, Councilwoman Nury Martinez and other partners in celebration of the groundbreaking ceremony of Casa Del Sol Apartment complex in Sun Valley. Developed by ACOF, Casa Del Sol is one of the first projects that received funding from Proposition HHH bond measure.  Once vacant and underutilized site, Casa Del Sol will soon become a 44-unit supportive housing community that wil...
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Section 3 Resident Story: Meet Nicolas

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Section 3 Resident Story: Meet Nicolas
Nicolas Vergara enjoys working in the construction industry and has spent the last ten years developing carpentry, cabinetry and basic electrical trade skills. The opportunity to work as a Roofer with Cal Roofing Inc. was a bit unexpected as he possessed no prior roofing experience. However, Nicolas says he is thankful for the opportunity to work with a team that has been supportive and spared no effort to mentor and teach him.   Nicolas grew up at Rancho San Pedro public housing community and ...
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HACLA Hosts 100 City Officials from the National League of Cities Summit
The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) welcomed nearly 100 city officials from all over the country for a mobile workshop and a tour of Watts. During their tour, the government officials saw first-hand how community-led efforts are making a lasting impact on public safety, housing and the local environment in Watts. City Summit is the National League of Cities’ top conference for local leaders to convene, collaborate and adopt new best practices to help tackle the common ...
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Grand Opening of El Segundo and 127th Street Apartments

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Grand Opening of El Segundo and 127th Street Apartments
The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) joined Meta Housing Corporation for the Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of the El Segundo and 127th Street Apartments in Harbor Gateway. The newly constructed developments will provide 160 units of permanent supportive housing for formerly homeless families and individuals. Also in attendance were Mayor Eric Garcetti, County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and Councilmember Joe Buscaino among many others. “Congratulations to ever...
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