Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34) announced that Volunteers of America – Los Angeles (VOALA), People Assisting The Homeless (PATH), and New Directions, Inc. received $1.8 million in federal grants from the U.S. Department of Labor to help homeless veterans in Los Angeles overcome homelessness and secure employment
Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles) and 17 original cosponsors introduced theAdvocating for Homeless Veterans Act to reauthorize the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Advisory Committee on Homeless Veterans through December 31, 2020. The Advisory Committee was created in 2001 by then-House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Chris Smith (R-NJ) to review the VA’s efforts to serve homeless veterans and provide the Department with recommendations.
Senate appropriators continued their full-scale attack on the nation’s air, water, and climate today, adopting a spending bill riddled with anti-environmental policy riders that also severely underfunds the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and land conservation.
Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | California) made the following statement on today’s launch of the Homes for Heroes Program in downtown Los Angeles. Homes for Heroes is a partnership of the U.S. Veterans Administration, LA City Chamber of Commerce, United Way, LA Housing and Community investment Department, Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles and Housing Authority of the County of Los Angeles to encourage landlords to rent to homeless veterans.
Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today applauded the opening of Building 209, which will provide housing for homeless veterans at the West Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Campus. Feinstein has worked closely with the Department of Veterans of Affairs to complete the project
Mayor Edwin M. Lee announced plans for a new 101-unit project to provide housing for 50 formerly homeless veterans and 50 low-income families at 1150 Third Street in Mission Bay and an onsite manager unit. The project will be built on land dedicated to the City’s Office of Community Investment and Infrastructure (OCII) for affordable housing and is supported with an initial $5 million in private contributions from technology and business leaders marshalled by the San Francisco Citizens Initiative for Technology & Innovation (sf.citi).
Mayor Lee Announces $500 Million to Accelerate Construction of Affordable Housing in Former Redevelopment...
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced $500 million in new bonding authority to accelerate funding and construction for approximately 3,000 affordable housing units in the City’s major redevelopment sites: Mission Bay, Hunters Point Shipyard/Candlestick Point, and Transbay.
CONGRESSMAN LIEU COMMENDS THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS FOR HOSTING A HOMELESS VETERANS TOWN...
Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles) expressed his thanks to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for hosting a community-wide Homeless Veteran Town Hall. The Town Hall was held in the Wadsworth Theater located on the West LA VA campus. It was well attended by veterans, community members, providers and interested parties. The Town Hall focused on the steps the VA has taken during the first 100 days since the release of “Veterans Homelessness Strategy and Action Plan for Greater Los Angeles: Key Strategies.”
Mayor Lee & Supervisors Announce Additional $28.9 Million Investment in Supportive Housing & Services...
Mayor Edwin M. Lee and members of the Board of Supervisors today announced $28.9 million in new funding over the next two years to support the homeless, including the addition of more than 500 units of supportive housing in Single Room Occupancy units around the City.
City and county leaders join Abode Services and MidPen Housing to celebrate the groundbreaking for Laguna Commons, 64 rental apartments with supportive services for families and individuals in Fremont.
Sacramento's Elica Health Centers (Elica), has been awarded $700,000 in federal funds to a operate a new permanent health center in the Arden-Arcade area, a project for which Congressman Ami Bera advocated.
Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles) joined Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald and Douglas Guthrie, CEO of the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA), for the announcement of the Homeless Veterans Initiative in Los Angeles. The Initiative is the result of collaboration between HACLA and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) that aims to address the needs of homeless Veterans who are ineligible for HUD-VASH vouchers.
Fewer homeless people – especially chronically homeless adults and children in families – are on the street, with more people having access to housing and homeless services in Long Beach.
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today, joined by the U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald, announced a major funding milestone to end chronic veteran homelessness in San Francisco by the end of 2015, putting the City on track to meet the President’s Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness. In the FY 2015-16 and 2016-17 budget, Mayor Lee will provide funding to acquire the final new supportive housing units needed for San Francisco to accomplish its goal to house all chronically homelessness veterans which will supplement a new approximately $18.3 million funding commitment over the next 10 years from the federal government
The Community Development Commission of the County of Los Angeles (CDC) joined representatives of Los Angeles County Mayor Michael D. Antonovich, the Mayor and Councilmembers of the City of Pasadena, and the Developer, National Community Renaissance, to celebrate the groundbreaking of Mar Vista Union Apartments, a new affordable housing development for First 5 LA participants and homeless families. The CDC provided a total of $2.15 million in construction and permanent financing, comprised of $950,000 in Affordable Housing Trust Funds, and $1.2 million in First 5 LA Capital Funds.
Visual Text WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 8, 2015 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles) released the following statement in light...
U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) and U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez toured the Homeless Veteran Reintegration Program at People Assisting the Homeless (PATH) in Downtown San Diego
A 31-year-old transient was charged today with biting off the fingertip of the owner of a Venice coffee house, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.
A 33-year-old transient was sentenced today to 16 years to life in state prison for killing a former professional baseball player in downtown Los Angeles, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced
The adaptive reuse process began for rehabilitating the former Immanuel Church, 3215 E. 3rd St., into a new affordable senior housing development. Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal, The Long Beach Community Investment Company (LBCIC), Thomas Safran & Associates, and Clifford Beers Housing, Inc. participated in the celebration