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2019

Giving New Meaning to Service Desk 600 541 admin

Giving New Meaning to Service Desk

A new source of help for those experiencing homelessness.

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Beautiful Vistas for the Homeward-Bound 600 541 admin

Beautiful Vistas for the Homeward-Bound

Athens Vistas Apartments, a new supportive housing development for seniors, recently opened its doors in unincorporated Athens Westmont. A vacant lot in South LA was transformed into affordable apartments for seniors who were homeless or have limited means.

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Hopes Soar at the Nightingale

County officials and partners celebrated the completion of the Nightingale, a 30-unit supportive housing community in Florence-Firestone for formerly homeless individuals. Residents receive intensive case-management services with a variety of other life-enhancing programs.

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Tackling the Statewide Homeless Crisis 600 541 admin

Tackling the Statewide Homeless Crisis

Bringing forward solutions to end the statewide homeless crisis is the aim of Governor Gavin Newsom’s Council of Regional Homeless Advisors, which convened recently in South Los Angeles to hear from experts on best practices.

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A Job Fair Where Heart is in Demand 600 541 admin

A Job Fair Where Heart is in Demand

With the County’s unprecedented mobilization in the fight against homelessness, service providers are hiring. For jobseekers like Marlena Hunter, the opportunity to help homeless families on the journey home and apply her educational background in Psychology created a perfect fit.

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Quarterly Report 14

Los Angeles County is in Year Three of a 10-year effort to combat and prevent homelessness funded by Measure H, thanks to the affirmation and support of voters across LA County. We knew when we got started that this complex…

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Family Finds Security

Tajuanna Clay and her young daughter were initially living with a boyfriend, but it was an unstable environment. Over a six-year period, they lived with friends sporadically, but were not housed in a stable manner and found themselves experiencing homelessness.…

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Faced with High Rents, Cori Gets a Fresh Start 696 958 admin

Faced with High Rents, Cori Gets a Fresh Start

Cori Soto (age 53) was homeless for about two years living in secluded areas of Lake Los Angeles. Her work hours, and consequentially her income, were reduced to the point where it was impossible to pay rent and buy food…

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Sylmar armory women’s shelter property being purchased for $2.99 million, moves closer to construction 800 534 admin

Sylmar armory women’s shelter property being purchased for $2.99 million, moves closer to construction

A long-anticipated women’s homeless shelter at the U.S. National Guard armory in Sylmar could begin construction soon, with a $2.99 million purchase deal set to go through at the end of the month. The temporary housing facility also now has a name: The Arroyo. read more
Rent control campaigns win and new report links high rents to increasing homelessness 685 385 admin

Rent control campaigns win and new report links high rents to increasing homelessness

The 2019 Homeless Count paints a dire picture of L.A.’s homelessness crisis, including a 12 percent increase in people living on the streets. Skyrocketing rents, evictions and flat wages are leading to homelessness for tens of thousands of people. Now, more than ever, we need permanent rent caps and eviction protections to keep a roof over every head. read more
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