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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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Section 3 Resident Story: Meet Sonia

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Section 3 Resident Story: Meet Sonia
Sonia Rodriquez is no stranger to balancing the challenges of life. This single mother of five has often worked several jobs to support her family. She now lives with her children at the Pueblo Del Rio public housing community. The housing assistance has been a big financial relief but she looks at it as a mere stepping stone.   When an employment opportunity presented itself with Walton Construction Services, Sonia did not hesitate to apply. She was hired as a Jobsite Office Administrator but ...
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Ribbon Cutting of Watts Empowerment Center Sports Complex
  The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) together with Red Eye Inc., partners, celebrities, guests and Watts residents celebrated the ribbon cutting ceremony of the Watts Empowerment Center Sports Complex located at Imperial Courts public housing site. Hundreds of residents, youth and small children gathered to enjoy an array of exciting events put together by Red Eye, an on-site service provider that operates the Watts Empowerment Center (WEC). The representative from St...
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Jordan Downs Revitalization Reaches Significant Milestones With Grand Opening of Century Blvd. Extension and Groundbreaking of Phase 1B
Accompanied by a marching band from Jordan High, a parade of walkers, bike riders, and electric vehicles and buses inaugurated the extension of Century Boulevard into the Jordan Downs neighborhood of South Los Angeles. Surrounded by residents and other city and state officials, Mayor Eric Garcetti, Councilmember Joe Buscaino, and City Engineer Gary Lee Moore, led the parade down the City’s first “Complete Street” to a ceremonial groundbreaking for the next phase of housing underway at Jordan...
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Watts Rising Collaborative Gathers for a Retreat as They Prepare to Launch Their Three Year Initiative
  The Watts Rising Collaborative, which includes funded project partners, special leverage partners, residents and key community stakeholders gathered for an all-day retreat, hosted by the TreePeople at their campus located at Coldwater Canyon Park. The goal of the retreat was to begin the challenging work of identifying how the Watts Rising Collaborative will work together to achieve and exceed the goals of the $35 million Transformative Climate Communities (TCC) grant and build a strong,...
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Grand Opening of Camino del Mar and Vista del Mar in Wilmington
*Press Release* LOS ANGELES - Nonprofit affordable housing developers Abode Communities and Mercy Housing California, together with the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA), celebrated the grand opening of Camino del Mar and Vista del Mar, 176 service-enhanced affordable family homes in the Wilmington neighborhood of Los Angeles. Attended by U.S. Representative Nanette Diaz-Barragán, California State Assemblyman Mike Gipson, City of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, and Los Angel...
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800 Families Receive Food and Essentials from Feed the Children and PepsiCo
  Feed The Children and PepsiCo, in partnership with the Boys & Girls Club of Metro Los Angeles and the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA), provided 800 families with boxes filled with food and personal care items. The event, hosted by the on-site Boys & Girls Clubhouse, took place at the Nickerson Gardens public housing development in Watts. “Part of our values at PepsiCo is the performance with a purpose. It is very important to us to be engaged with local part...
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HACLA Announces Developer Selection for the Redevelopment of the Rancho San Pedro Public Housing Site
The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) announced The Richman Group of California Development Company along with co-developers National CORE Renaissance and Century Housing Corporation (collectively known as One San Pedro Collaborative) as the preferred developer for the Rancho San Pedro Revitalization Project. Community-driven efforts led by HACLA and residents of Rancho San Pedro, a 21-acre, 478-unit public housing site in the heart of the San Pedro community, culminated last...
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HACLA Celebrates Grand Opening of Boys & Girls Club at William Mead Homes
The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) celebrated the grand opening and a ribbon cutting ceremony of Boys & Girls Club of William Mead Homes. Representatives from the offices of Supervisor Hilda Solis and Councilmember Gilbert Cedillo were in attendance to award Certificates of Recognition to the Boys & Girls Club staff. The grand opening celebration featured a special performance by the Boys & Girls Club step team, a tour of the club, raffles, games, food 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 o...
  • 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 Gatew...
  • Section 3 Resident Story: Meet Sonia
    Sonia Rodriquez is no stranger to balancing the challenges of life. This single mother of five has often worked several jobs to support her family. She now lives with her children at the Pueblo Del Ri...
  • Ribbon Cutting of Watts Empowerment Center Sports Complex
      The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) together with Red Eye Inc., partners, celebrities, guests and Watts residents celebrated the ribbon cutting ceremony of the Watts Empowe...