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Facing deep impacts from COVID-19, Los Angeles County unveils recommended budget for 2020-21
April 27, 2020
Los Angeles County Chief Executive Officer Sachi A. Hamai has released the County’s 2020-21 recommended budget, a $35.5 billion spending plan expected to undergo extensive changes in the months ahead as revenues decline and costs rise due to the COVID-19 emergency. ... read more »
Maxine Waters Endorses Herb Wesson for L.A. County Supervisor
February 27, 2020
When “Auntie Maxine” speaks, the world listens. So, when the renowned U.S. Congresswoman endorsed Herb Wesson for Supervisor, constituents throughout the county echoed their support. ... read more »
Executive Director Monique King-Viehland to Step Down
January 2, 2020
The Los Angeles County Development Authority (LACDA) announced today that Executive Director Monique King-Viehland is stepping down as Executive Director, effective December 31, 2019. Emilio Salas, Deputy Executive Director, will serve as Acting Executive Director during the transition. ... read more »
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Council President Wesson Stepping Down from Presidency to Focus on County Supervisor Campaign
December 5, 2019
Councilwoman Nury Martinez elected as first Latina Los Angeles City Council president. ... read more »
Homeless Deaths Exceeded 1,000 in 2018
October 31, 2019
Pointing to ``sobering'' statistics showing that the number of homeless people dying in Los Angeles County nearly doubled from 2013-18, the Board of Supervisors voted today to deploy health care workers to encampments and shelters to assess health needs among the homeless. ... read more »
Homelessness Spikes Up 12 Percent in L.A. County
June 6, 2019
    Homelessness in Los Angeles County spiked by 12% over the past year to reach an estimated 58,936 people, according to figures released today, with the region’s housing costs outpacing wages and forcing people onto the streets faster than authorities can find them shelter. ... read more »
L.A. County Approves $460 Million in Homeless Initiatives
May 17, 2019
The five elected officials who govern Los Angeles County today approved $460 million in Measure H spending on homelessness, increasing their commitment to the problem in the face of a widely anticipated rise in the numbers of people without a permanent home. ... read more »
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Councilmember Harris-Dawson and Mayor Garcetti Break Ground on New Bridge Housing in Council District Eight
April 18, 2019
Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson and Mayor Garcetti broke ground today on a new emergency bridge housing facility that will provide beds for 100 homeless Angelenos at a time, and offer on-site supportive services to help them transition into permanent housing. The project will be the first of Mayor Garcetti’s “A Bridge Home” sites to open in South L.A. ... read more »
Los Angeles Southwest College hosts 4th Homeless Service Professionals Job Fair of Los Angeles 
January 31, 2019
A partnership with the Office of Mayor Eric Garcetti and other regional leaders, the hiring fair connected hundreds of Angelenos with meaningful job opportunities in homeless services  ... read more »
Measure H Helped 10,000 Homeless People Into Permanent Housing, Officials Say
November 29, 2018
A half-cent sales tax passed by Los Angeles County voters nearly two years ago to fund homeless programs has been a significant success, some government leaders said today as they urged the public to volunteer for the upcoming homeless count. ... read more »
LAHSA Expanding Host Home Program for Transitional Age Youth
August 1, 2018
The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority announced today it will start seeking bids in August for a variety of interim housing projects -- including transitional, bridge and crisis housing – and for a new program aimed at finding homes for youth aged 18-24.  ... read more »
West Angeles CDC Breaks Ground on New Affordable Housing Project
July 5, 2018
Sunny skies and beautiful weather were the perfect complement to the June 29 groundbreaking ceremony on a new affordable senior housing development for seniors and special needs residents. ... read more »
Exposition Park Embraces Everyone In 
April 19, 2018
Hundreds of people in Exposition Park got an up-close look at solutions to homelessness during United Way of Greater Los Angeles’ first-ever Everyone In pop-up community event.  ... read more »
Mayor Garcetti, L.A. City Council Declare Shelter Crisis
April 19, 2018
Mayor signs package of ordinances to address L.A.’s homelessness crisis. Shelter Crisis Declaration, Permanent Supportive Housing Ordinance, and Interim Motel Conversion Ordinance will help thousands of homeless Angelenos move indoors. ... read more »
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