The Los Angeles Housing & Community Investment Department's Eviction Protections page on their website has been updated as of March 31 to reflect the new ordinance, including the "rent increase freeze" on RSO rentals.
Message from the Mayor: Many of the most essential functions that will help our neighbors through this crisis are supported by social service nonprofits and their volunteers - things like food banks, blood drives, and homebound meal deliveries. As these agencies work to address the increased need for services, I want to make it clear that volunteers will continue to play an essential role.
List of all coronavirus / COVID-19 updates shared with Neighborhood Councils to date.
All LAUSD schools are now closed. With so many families counting on their children getting two subsidized meals each week day, meals are being offered at various locations. San Pedro's location is Dana Middle School.
Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn brought a motion to her colleagues, who approved it at their regular meeting, instructing the county’s real estate division to “pursue negotiations to acquire the Little Sisters of the Poor location with the intent of preserving it as a home for low-income seniors.”
The remodeled County facility has 40 beds for homeless single individuals living on the streets, focused on those around the post office as well as their pets. The facility provides the community and individuals the safety they need while case managers work to find them housing.
The Public Access Investment Plan (PAIP) was expected to be on the Board of Harbor Commissioners (BOHC) agenda this Thursday, March 5th but has been postponed and is anticipated that it will be on the agenda for the March 19th BOHC meeting.
Registration is now open for the April 18th Pathways to Employment that is organized each year by the Northwest San Pedro Neighborhood Council. Youth from throughout the Harbor Area are encouraged to attend this free Employment Preparation and Career Guidance event.
The HCBF has launched Round 7 of its Community Benefit Grant program! To date, the Community Benefit grant program has awarded $6.3 million to organizations supporting the communities of Wilmington and San Pedro. Round 7 will award up to $250,000 in grant funds.
New temporary beds for individuals experiencing homelessness within the respective communities. A Bridge Home has an on-site provider that will ensure individuals have access to mental health services, substance abuse counseling, a medical health care provider, job readiness training, and social integration opportunities.