Homelessness & Housing

Mayor Garcetti Announces Winners Of Low-Rise Housing Challenge

LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti today announced the winners of Low-Rise: Housing Ideas for Los Angeles, an international, first-of-its-kind design challenge to produce appealing, accessible visions of new housing options to boost the City’s housing stock in areas zoned for single-family housing and low-rise apartments. “Angelenos want a more livable city with more affordable housing, more opportunity, and more accessible transportation options no matter where they live,” said Mayor Garcetti. “This challenge was designed to inspire creative ideas that might reimagine the future of housing in Los Angeles — and the results brought forward an extraordinary range of solutions [...]

2022-10-09T20:54:57-07:00May 24, 2021|City Hall News, Program News|

Mayor Garcetti Announces Program To Provide Entrepreneurship Training To Angelenos Experiencing Homelessness

LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti today announced the creation of LA: EnterpRISE, a pilot program to drive entrepreneurship opportunities for Angelenos experiencing housing insecurity or homelessness. “Every Angeleno should have a chance to nurture their talents, pursue their dreams, and earn an income,” said Mayor Garcetti. “The goal of LA: EnterpRISE is to empower people in need — to give them the support, training and encouragement they need to start a new chapter.” LA: EnterpRISE is a public-private partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Economic Development, the Downtown Women’s Center, Target, the Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles and PACE [...]

2022-10-09T20:55:20-07:00February 7, 2020|City Hall News, Program News|

Mayor Garcetti Launches “Welcome Home” Project

LOS ANGELES—Angelenos can take meaningful, personal steps to address L.A.’s homelessness crisis through Mayor Eric Garcetti’s new Welcome Home Project. The effort aims to recruit 100 residents to host gatherings of friends, neighbors, and colleagues and collect household supplies for formerly homeless people who have been recently housed. The Welcome Home Project aims to educate participants about the City’s homelessness strategy, and mobilize them to take action. To date, nearly 80 individuals, businesses, and community groups have registered to host gatherings in the coming weeks. “Everywhere I go, people ask how they can help end the homelessness crisis,” said Mayor [...]

2022-10-09T20:56:08-07:00June 8, 2016|City Hall News, Program News|

Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles Launch #HomesForHeroes Campaign

LOS ANGELES – The Mayor's Fund for Los Angeles with Mayor Eric Garcettiand United Way's Home for Good, announced today the #HomesForHeroes campaign, an effort to raise funds to cover the move-in costs of 500 homeless veterans in the City by the end of 2015. "Our veterans have sacrificed it all to keep our home protected and safe. Now it is our turn to do what we can to ensure they have what they need to stay in a home of their own," said Mayor Eric Garcetti. "The #HomesForHeroes campaign allows us to target a very specific area of need, [...]

2022-10-09T20:56:25-07:00November 11, 2015|MFLA News, Program News|

Statements From Mayor Garcetti and VA Secretary McDonald On Veteran Homelessness

LOS ANGELES – Today, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald issued the following statements: "I am thrilled to welcome Secretary McDonald back to Los Angeles today," said Mayor Eric Garcetti. "Thanks to our work with the VA and our partners throughout the county, we have placed more than 1,700 veterans into permanent housing in the last six months. I will continue working tirelessly to tackle the homelessness crisis and reintegrate veterans into our communities. We will not stop until the men and women who have served and protected our country have a place to call [...]

2022-10-09T20:56:26-07:00September 17, 2015|City Hall News, Program News|
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