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Homeless women find their ‘ray of sunshine’ in facility offering care, healing 600 541 CVillacorte

Homeless women find their ‘ray of sunshine’ in facility offering care, healing

The Oasis is a first of its kind “recuperative care” center, exclusively for homeless women on Skid Row. It’s a 40-bed facility designed to help women heal from the trauma of the streets while waiting for placement in permanent housing.…

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A Call to Create More Homeless Courts 600 541 CVillacorte

A Call to Create More Homeless Courts

A California lawmaker is calling for the creation of a homeless courts pilot program modeled after one in Los Angeles County. More details in in this article on CalMatters and LAist.  

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Metro Breaks Ground Affordable Housing in East Hollywood 600 541 CVillacorte

Metro Breaks Ground Affordable Housing in East Hollywood

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) and its partner, Little Tokyo Service Center (LTSC) celebrated the groundbreaking for the Santa Monica Vermont Apartments in East Hollywood. The project’s 187-units will be affordable for low income households, with half…

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A New Framework for Homeless Initiative Strategies

Los Angeles County has housed about 80,000 people experiencing homelessness over the last five years – about 1.5 times the capacity of Dodger Stadium – and provided many more with shelter and services to help them get back on their…

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A New Approach to Tackling Homelessness

In an effort to improve Los Angeles County’s ability to effectively battle the homeless crisis gripping the region, the Board of Supervisors approved a motion by Supervisors Kathryn Barger and Hilda L. Solis to revamp how the County governs its…

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Housing First

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted in support of a motion, authored by Chair Holly J. Mitchell and co-authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, declaring Los Angeles County as a Housing First County, which prioritizes permanent housing for…

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Corazón del Valle Apartments Groundbreaking 600 541 CVillacorte

Corazón del Valle Apartments Groundbreaking

Corazon del Valle, an affordable housing project in the heart of the San Fernando Valley, broke ground in April. Once completed, it will bring 180-units to Panorama City for families with limited means and those experiencing homelessness. Corazon del Valle…

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Addressing Recreational Vehicle Encampments 600 541 admin

Addressing Recreational Vehicle Encampments

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today approved a motion authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, First District, and co-authored by Chair of the Board Holly J. Mitchell, Supervisor for the Second District, on addressing recreational vehicle (RV) encampments…

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Homekey Projects in Antelope Valley 600 541 admin

Homekey Projects in Antelope Valley

Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger shared her reaction following Governor Newsom’s announcement that the County of Los Angeles will receive $12.9 million for two new Homekey projects in the community of Lancaster. “I am thrilled that the State will…

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From Motels to Shelters and, Now, Homes 600 541 CVillacorte

From Motels to Shelters and, Now, Homes

Los Angeles County Seeks New Owners/Operators for Motels Being Converted into Permanent Supportive Housing  Nine motels with a combined 743 rooms that Los Angeles County converted into temporary shelters for people experiencing homelessness at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic…

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