Archive by author: NinoReturn
RSS
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...
Read More
Categories: What's New | Tags: | View Count: (652)
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...
Read More
Categories: What's New | Tags: | View Count: (340)
HACLA Commissioners Join CEO, Senior Staff and Developers on a Walk-through of the New Dana Strand Phase IV
HACLA hosted this month's Board of Commissioners Meeting at Dana Strand Senior Apartments, in Wilmington. Prior to the Board Meeting, HACLA Commissioners, CEO, Senior Staff and developers gathered for a walkthrough of Vista del Mar and Camino del Mar sites located across the street from the Dana Strand Senior Apartments. Vista del Mar and Camino del Mar comprise the fourth and final phase of the New Dana Strand Revitalization project that includes 176 service-enhanced, affordable homes, a...
Read More
Categories: What's New | Tags: | View Count: (774)
25

Family Self Sufficiency Program: Meet Natasha Lewis

posted on
Family Self Sufficiency Program: Meet Natasha Lewis
When Natasha began the FSS program, she was a full-time student with a part-time job at her campus. Upon completion of her Certificate in Office Clerical and receiving an Associate Degree in Computer Administration and Office Technology but with no experience with office jobs, finding a full-time job was a very difficult task. “The struggle of looking for a job made me stronger, never weaker and with the encouragement and guidance of my FSS advisors I pushed harder to complete my set goals,” s...
Read More
Categories: What's New | Tags: | View Count: (612)
17 HACLA Youth Honored During College Signing Day at Dodgers Stadium
Minds Matter of Los Angeles, in partnership with the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation, the Office of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and in collaboration with SoCal CAN, hosted a College Signing Day to celebrate 100 first-generation students who are going to college. HACLA’s 17 Project SOAR graduating seniors were invited to be honored at the event. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti spoke at the event and took the opportunity to commend the students and their families for their commitment to highe...
Read More
Categories: What's New | Tags: | View Count: (528)
From Public Housing to College: New National Pilot Helps Low-income Students in LA Make That Journey, EdSource
  Click here to read the full article about Project SOAR by EdSource.
Read More
Categories: What's New | Tags: | View Count: (587)
28

Family Self Sufficiency Program: Meet Lowell Jones

posted on
Family Self Sufficiency Program: Meet Lowell Jones
Born in Chicago, Lowell Jones spent the first six years of his life bouncing between foster homes and boy’s schools.  During his childhood and most of his young adult life, Lowell went through numerous challenging experiences including drug addiction, depression, prison term, and a tragic loss of his brother who was fatally shot and died in his arms. Lowell joined the military service at seventeen. At that time, he was also married and had his first and only child. Upon release from his servic...
Read More
Categories: What's New | Tags: | View Count: (907)
26

Meet Guadalupe Felix: Youth of the Quarter

posted on
Meet Guadalupe Felix: Youth of the Quarter
Guadalupe Felix is a Junior at Gonzalo Mendez High School in Boyle Heights. She has lived at the Estrada Courts public housing community in Boyle Heights for the past nine years. We are highlighting her as the youth of the quarter. Lupe’s passion for writing and her desire to use her talents to be the voice of her community is deserving of praise.  “Growing up in a low income community has played a big role in my activism … I sought a way to voice my community's concerns and accomplishments ...
Read More
Categories: What's New | Tags: | View Count: (725)
HACLA Awarded $1.3M Choice Neighborhoods Planning and Action Grant
LOS ANGELES – The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) today announced it has received a Choice Neighborhoods Planning and Action Grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).  The $1.3M grant will 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.   “This planning grant will give us an opportunity to work with San Pedro residents and stak...
Read More
Categories: What's New | Tags: | View Count: (1878)
WorkForce Development Unit Provides a Path to Employment
Laura Rodriguez understands the struggles of living on a fixed income and trying to make it month by month. She lived at the Nickerson Gardens public housing development from 1985 to 1991.  Laura is one of three case managers with the Housing Authority’s Workforce Development Unit. She’s been helping clients for 28 years. “Helping people who didn’t think they can earn money build a path toward a career is what I enjoy the most,” said Rodriguez. For nearly three decades HACLA has operated ...
Read More
Categories: What's New | Tags: | View Count: (1112)
Page 1 of 7FirstPrevious[1]2345NextLast
Categories
Archives
Popular