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HACLA joins VA Secretary and LA Mayor to reaffirm commitment to end Veteran Homelessness
Veteran Todd Edhlund received an injury and was honorably discharged from the Navy thirty years ago. Without much external support, he found himself living in his car for years. After hearing about new resources, he approached the VA and asked for help. He was provided housing in Boyle Heights. “Catastrophes happen to everyone. …You just have to be someone without a safety net. And that was me. It takes considerable effort of everybody involved to overcome these catastrophes, and I appreciate ...
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Mayor Eric Garcetti Hosts 1st Annual “10,000 Strong” Veterans Career Summit
Los Angles – Mayor Eric Garcetti hosted the “10,000 Strong” Veterans Career Summit at LA Trade Tech College (LATTC) on July 14 to celebrate the first anniversary of the annual “10,000 Strong” Veterans Hiring Initiative. “10,000 Strong” is a coalition of over 100 companies and 50 community organizations who committed to hiring 10,000 local veterans by 2017. The main goal of the initiative is to help participating companies hire veterans, assist veterans with accessing career services and r...
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  • HACLA Celebrates Grand Opening of A Bridge Home Imperial
    On Wednesday, November 13, 2019, The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) joined with Mayor Eric Garcetti, Councilman Joe Buscaino and community partners for the opening of A Bridge Ho...
  • HACLA Commissioner Lucelia Hooper Honored with Garden Dedication Ceremony
    On September 26, 2019, the Executive Team of the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles gathered with the Board of Commissioners, HACLA staff and the Nickerson Gardens Community to tribute Commi...
  • HACLA Launches Jobs Plus Program at Nickerson Gardens
    The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) announced yesterday the launch of the Jobs Plus Program at Nickerson Gardens Sage Center. The initiative is funded by a grant in the amount of ...
  • HACLA Youth Receive $51,000 in Scholarships
    Forty-six (46) graduating high school seniors living in Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) public housing developments and Section 8 were recently awarded academic scholarships. St...