HACLA Receives Ten Awards of Merit from NAHRO

HACLA Receives Ten Awards of Merit from NAHRO

The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) is pleased to announce that it is the recipient of ten (10) Awards of Merit from the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO).

The Awards of Merit were awarded to the following programs/services:

  •        Welcome Baby Program
  •        Resident Student Author Book Publishing Program
  •        The HIP Way to End Homelessness
  •        Section 3 Program: Let’s Get to Work
  •        HACLA Watts/Los Angeles WorkSource Center
  •        HACLA Collaboration with Community Organizations
  •        Early Literacy Initiative
  •        Digital Inclusion Initiative
  •        We Are Open For Business Campaign
  •        Keep It Flowing! Universal Utilities Assessment

HACLA was also nominated for a National Award of Excellence for its Resident Student Author Book Publishing Program. NAHRO’s Awards of Excellence is given to “recognize outstanding innovation and achievement in housing and community development programs throughout the country.”

For program details, please see "Program Summaries" file under Attachments below.


The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) was established in 1938 by the City of Los Angeles Resolution No. 1241. The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) is one of the nation’s largest and leading public housing authorities, providing the largest supply of quality affordable housing to residents of the City of Los Angeles. HACLA provides affordable housing to over 82,000 households in its Public Housing and Section 8 departments, and offers a range of permanent supportive housing programs for homeless households, including: Project-Based, HUD – Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing, Homeless, Tenant Based Supportive Housing, Housing Opportunities for Persons with Aids (HOPWA), Continuum of Care and Moderate Rehabilitation Single Room Occupancy program.


The National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials, established in 1933, is a membership organization of 23,000 housing and community development agencies and professionals throughout the United States whose mission is to create affordable housing and safe, viable communities that enhance the quality of life for all Americans, especially those of low- and moderate-income. NAHRO’s members provide housing for more than 7.9 million low-income people. 

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