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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 Receives Nation’s Largest Jobs Plus Initiative Grant from HUD
    LOS ANGELES – The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) was awarded a $3.7 Million Jobs Plus Initiative (JPI) grant by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The a...
  • HACLA Hosts State of the Agency Meeting
    The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles hosted an all staff State of the Agency Meeting at The Fields LA in Exposition Park. Over 630 HACLA employees attended the meeting including staf...
  • HACLA Celebrates Career Expansion Graduation
    The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA)’s Watts/Los Angeles WorkSource Center hosted the graduation for the first class of 16 Los Angeles Reconnections Career Academy (LARCA) 2.0 and...
  • Section 3 Resident Story: Meet Miriam
    Miriam Prince is a resident of the Nickerson Gardens public housing community where she lives with her five children, ages 1‐13. As a Security Officer for HACLA’s contractor Cypress Security Inc., M...