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Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after VA Secretary Robert A. McDonald announced a concentrated 30-day effort by VA staff and partners to house as many homeless Veterans in their communities as possible
Standing in front of an apartment complex housing veterans in North Park, Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer, City Councilmember Chris Ward and San Diego Housing Commission President & CEO Richard C. Gentry today announced more than 700 homeless veterans have now been enrolled in
A 32-year-old man was charged today with assaulting a transient at a Metro station in Hollywood, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced. James Anthony Hanson (dob 1/27/84) of Culver City faces one felony count of assault by means of force likely to produce great bodily injury with an allegation that he inflicted great bodily injury on the victim.
A homeless man pleaded no contest today to voluntary manslaughter for the death of another transient outside a fast food restaurant in downtown Los Angeles last year, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.
Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) introduced the Legal Services for Homeless Veterans Act of 2016. This legislation would authorize the Department of Veterans Affairs to enter into agreements with third parties to provide pro bono legal services to homeless and at-risk Veterans across the country. A recent study by the VA found that at least five out of the top 10 problems leading to homelessness among Veterans cannot be solved without legal help.
The City of Sacramento, in partnership with Sutter Health, announced funding to expand services at the Salvation Army's Center of Hope Emergency Shelter. Funding will support services for 24 hours a day, seven days a week
Leaders Open Dozens of Apartments for Homeless, Boosting Mayor Faulconer’s Campaign to House 1,000...
With the goal of providing housing for homeless veterans and creating opportunities for San Diegans to succeed, Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer was joined today by a host of local dignitaries for the grand reopening of the 102-year-old Hotel Churchill, which has been renovated into 72 special-purpose units for veterans and at-risk youth
Hundreds of Affordable Rental Homes With Additional Services Including Childcare, Community Health Services & Community Centers to be Built for Low-Income Families & Seniors. Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced the award of four predevelopment loans to support the creation of up to 529 affordable rental homes for San Francisco’s low-income and homeless families and seniors
Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) announced that seven organizations serving Los Angeles City and County received more than $13 million in grants from the Department of Veterans Affairs to fund programs to help end veteran homelessness. The grants will fund support programs for veterans facing homelessness in Los Angeles City and County through the following organizations: New Directions, Inc., Mental Health America of Los Angeles, 1736 Family Crisis Center, People Assisting the Homeless (PATH), Salvation Army – a California Corporation, United Veterans Initiative and Volunteers of America of Los Angeles, Inc.
LOS ANGELES — (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, announced that seven organizations in Los Angeles County received...
Mercy Housing, Veterans Resource Centers of America (VRC), the City of Rancho Cordova and the County of Sacramento announced the opening of Mather Veterans Village, the first permanent supportive housing for homeless and disabled veterans in the Sacramento region. After breaking ground in late 2014, Phase I of the project is complete and all 50 homes are occupied by veterans and their families. Mather Veterans Village is the first of three phases of critically needed veterans housing and supportive services in the region
City’s Two-Year Budget Invests in Residents to Ensure San Francisco Remains a Safe, Resilient City with Additional Services to Address Homelessness, Quality of Life, Police Reforms, Violence Prevention & Public Safety While Preserving High Level of City Services
Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement after the Obama Administration announced that the number of veterans experiencing homelessness in the United States has been cut nearly in half since 2010
Homelessness among children has doubled since the recession. In the 2013-2014 school year, more than 1.36 million school-age children were homeless, up from nearly 680,000 in the 2006-2007 school year
CITY RELEASES REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS AND PROPOSALS TO DEVELOP CITY-OWNED PROPERTIES TO CREATE NEW...
In another critical step in the City’s effort to combat homelessness, Mayor Eric Garcetti invited affordable housing developers to submit proposals to develop City-owned properties for homeless residents
In a critical breakthrough more than three years in the making, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) announced today that theDepartment of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is considering four options to replace the Continuum of Care formula that determines how federal homelessness funding is allocated. A public comment period opening today and lasting 60 days will give service organizations, housing providers, and local leaders the opportunity to weigh in on the potential replacements for the existing, outdated formula that has severely disadvantaged cities like San Diego in their work to end homelessness.
New Navigation Center Provides More Support & Safety for Homeless Residents Living on Streets San Francisco, CA - June 29, 2016 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mayor...
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced the opening of the second Navigation Center located at the Civic Center Hotel at 20 12th Street. The Navigation Center is part of Mayor Lee’s pioneering approach to help homeless people move off the streets and into stable housing or residential programs where they have access to the services they need to stabilize their lives.
With the goal of getting San Diego’s fair share in federal homeless dollars, Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer and City Councilmember Todd Gloria today praised the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for moving forward with its commitment to reopen the comment period this summer regarding the decades-old federal funding formula for homeless services and realign it to more accurately reflect the realities facing American cities today.
Late yesterday evening, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) spoke with Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro about progress on updating the Continuum of Care formula that determines how federal homelessness funding is allocated. Secretary Castro indicated that the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will put forward a proposal in mid-July that goes beyond Rep. Peters’ initial request of reopening the public comment period on the existing formula. Stressing the need for a long term solution, HUD will be seeking comments on specific approaches to modernize the formula.