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U.S. Communities Purchasing Alliance Recognizes HACLA for Innovative Procurement Practices
HACLA was awarded an “U.S. Communities Excellence in Cooperative Purchasing Award” during its May Board of Commissioners meeting. Rob Fiorilli, Senior Program Manager with the U.S. Communities Purchasing Alliance presented the award to the agency, recognizing the General Services Department for its effective and efficient purchasing practices.  U.S. Communities identified HACLA as a key enthusiast for innovative procurement practices via its continuous use of the U. S. Communities contract off...
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HACLA Receives Ten Awards of Merit from NAHRO

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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 Cen...
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HACLA Honors Chief Charlie Beck of the Los Angeles Police Department
The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles honored Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck on Thursday, May 24th at the monthly Board Meeting. HACLA President and CEO Doug Guthrie presented the award to Chief Beck in recognition of his decades of service to the residents of the City of Los Angeles as well as for his support and dedication to the Community Safety Partnership (CSP) Program. Chief Charlie Beck has announced his retirement from the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD...
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Pueblo Del Rio Participates in Neighborhood Health Day

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Pueblo Del Rio Participates in Neighborhood Health Day
Cedars Sinai Medical Center in partnership with the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) and COACH for Kids hosted a Neighborhood Health Day at Pueblo del Rio community to promote healthy living and offer free health screenings for the residents. Representatives from the following organizations attended the Health Day: Los Angeles Christian Health Centers, Cedars Sinai, Watts Counseling & Learning Center, Watts Health, Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital and Coa...
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Jordan Downs Relocation Plan Q & A

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Jordan Downs Relocation Plan Q & A
Question & Answer responses to resident comments received during the 30 day public comment period between November 21st and December 12th, 2016. Click Here for Information.
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Housing Authority’s Section 8 Program Receives a Perfect Score from the Federal Government
The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) today announced it has received a perfect score of 100% from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for its management and administration of the Housing Choice Voucher program also known as Section 8.  The grading system, Section Eight Management Assessment Program (SEMAP), is a report card for public housing agencies (PHAs) who administer the Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8).  The review assesses PHA’s qual...
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Neighborhood Task Force Meets to Discuss the Redevelopment of Rancho San Pedro
The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles along with EJP Consulting Group hosted a Neighborhood Task Force Meeting to kick off the implementation of the Choice Neighborhoods Planning & Action Grant. In February, HACLA was awarded the 1.3M grant by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to support the development of a neighborhood transformation plan for Rancho San Pedro and Rancho San Pedro Extension in the Barton Hill-Downtown San Pedro neighborhood.    HUD offic...
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  • HACLA Hosts 100 City Officials from the National League of Cities Summit
    The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) welcomed nearly 100 city officials from all over the country for a mobile workshop and a tour of Watts. During their tour, the government o...
  • Grand Opening of El Segundo and 127th Street Apartments
    The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) joined Meta Housing Corporation for the Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of the El Segundo and 127th Street Apartments in Harbor Gatew...
  • Section 3 Resident Story: Meet Sonia
    Sonia Rodriquez is no stranger to balancing the challenges of life. This single mother of five has often worked several jobs to support her family. She now lives with her children at the Pueblo Del Ri...
  • Ribbon Cutting of Watts Empowerment Center Sports Complex
      The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) together with Red Eye Inc., partners, celebrities, guests and Watts residents celebrated the ribbon cutting ceremony of the Watts Empowe...