Housing Opportunities for Persons with Aids (HOPWA)

Mayor Garcetti Appoints Taelor Bakewell to Housing Authority Commission

Taelor Bakewell represents a strong voice for the Black community as the newly commissioned board member for the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA). Bakewell pulls strength and motivation from her loved ones and incorporates that support into bigger strides for improvement within the City of Los Angeles. Commissioner Bakewell was appointed to HACLA’s Board on May 25, 2021.

HACLA Anticipates to Rank as a High Performer for 12th Year

The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) has completed its annual program performance review under the Section Eight Management Assessment Program (SEMAP), as required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). HACLA’s Board of Commissioners approved HACLA’s 2019 SEMAP Certification for submission to HUD. HACLA projects an overall score of 145 out of 145 points for FY 2019. HACLA’s perfect score of 100% for 2019 will mark the fifth (5th) perfect score it has received in the last 12 years as a “High Performer.”