6-23-20: Special agents with the FBI arrested Jose Huizar, an elected member of the Los Angeles City Council, on a federal racketeering charge that alleges he led a criminal enterprise that used his powerful position at City Hall to solicit and accept lucrative bribes and other financial benefits to enrich himself and his close associates in exchange for Huizar taking official actions favorable to the developers and others..
When Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti rolled out his Bridge Home program, the temporary shelters were supposed to go up quickly throughout the city. But it all got bogged down in bureaucracy and higher-than-expected costs.
It is with a very heavy heart that we inform you of the passing of our friend and fellow Board Member Pat Carroll who left us peacefully in her sleep on Sunday, June 21st, on her 81st birthday.
The California Women's Law Center is helping tenants get their legal questions answered. Attorneys are available to discuss our legal housing needs, including questions about the Covid-19 emergency measures.
LA's annual homeless count, released Friday, shows that 66,433 people now live on the streets, in shelters and in vehicles within the county. That's up 12.7% from 2019. Within LA city limits, the number of people experiencing homelessness is 41,290, a 14.2% increase over last year.
June means summer’s here! And with social distancing encouraging us to spend more time at home, we may find ourselves using more electricity as it heats up. But higher temps don't have to mean higher bills.
In April, when Governor Newsom announced Project Roomkey — aimed at moving 15,000 homeless Californians into rented hotel rooms — it was lauded as a "win-win." Homeless people would get to come indoors, and hotels would get to recoup lost income from the collapse of the tourism industry.
Have your hours been cut because of COVID-19? Have you been laid off? Are you on Unemployment? You may be eligible for up to $3800 in reimbursement from the City of LA Economic and Workforce Development Department.
The ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles will update the public on progress toward the goals of the San Pedro Bay Ports Clean Air Action Plan during a Wednesday, June 24, meeting.
Attorneys specialized in housing law will be available to discuss tenants' unique legal housing situations via phone and online video platforms. Our first virtual clinic will take place this Saturday, June 6th, from 10am-12pm and will be focused on assisting tenants in Los Angeles. People must RSVP in order to receive assistance.
The members of the Neighborhood Council Sustainability Alliance (NCSA) Trees Committee want to be sure you are aware of a critical opportunity for individuals and neighborhood councils to take a position on the future of our urban tree canopy.
If you're ready to walk down the aisle - wait no more! LA County's Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk announced, this week, residents can now purchase a marriage license & have their civil ceremony on the same video conference call!