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HACLA and Top Dawg Entertainment Host a 2-Day Holiday Concert and Toy Giveaway at Nickerson Gardens
The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) and Top Dawg Entertainment (TDE) came together for the fourth year to host a 2-day TDE and Friends Holiday Concert and Toy Drive/Giveaway at Nickerson Gardens in Watts, CA. Every year, artists from TDE such as Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolboy Q, SZA, Jay Rock, Isaiah Rashad, Ab-Soul, SiR and Lance Skiiwalker take the stage at the Nickerson Baseball Field to perform their hit songs. This year, Rihanna and E-40 joined the stage as special guests. ...
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PATH Metro Villas Phase II Groundbreaking

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PATH Metro Villas Phase II Groundbreaking
The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) joined PATH (People Assisting The Homeless) along with Mayor Eric Garcetti, Council Member Mitch O’Farrell, Council President Herb Wesson, and members of the community for a groundbreaking ceremony of PATH Metro Villas Phase II. “Today, we are together to show the power of this City. There is no higher priority than bringing everyone home. We can, we must, we will end homelessness in Los Angeles and it starts right here, today,” said M...
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HACLA Joins Partners for the Annual Holiday Toy Giveaways
The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) hosted its annual Holiday Toy Giveaway for its Public Housing communities. We’d like to thank our partners who came together to spread the holiday cheer to the children and residents across the city. Los Angeles Council Member Gil Cedillo invited musical actress Jacquelin Schofield, who plays the role of Mrs. Potts from Beauty and the Beast Musical,  to William Mead Homes to perform various soundtracks from the musical as part of the to...
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Rasheda McCloud's Path to Financial Stability

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Rasheda McCloud's Path to Financial Stability
Rasheda McCloud was pregnant with her second daughter when she divorced her husband in 2003. McCloud explained that living life as a single mom was not easy and financially difficult. “I thought, ‘How am I going to do this by myself. How will I support my girls?” McCloud’s path seemed uncertain until she received a phone call from the Housing Authority notifying her that she was eligible to receive housing assistance through the Section 8 program. Soon after McCloud joined the Family Self S...
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Grand Opening of Arlington Square

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Grand Opening of Arlington Square
The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) joined A Community of Friends (ACOF) on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 for the Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of the Arlington Square Apartment. Also in attendance were Mayor Eric Garcetti, Council President Herb Wesson, and Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Mark Ridley-Thomas among many others. Located on the corner of Venice Blvd and Arlington Ave., the Arlington Square is a newly constructed building consisting of 24 stud...
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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...