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Breaking Ground on Hundreds of Affordable Apartments

With four groundbreakings for 304 units over ten days, Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and partners in the public and private sectors accelerated the pace of building affordable apartments in Los Angeles County’s Second District. On April 8, the Supervisor joined Mayor Eric Garcetti and Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson to break ground on St. Andrews Bridge Housing in South […]

Our Athens

Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas celebrated the launch of Our Athens, the latest in a series of books documenting and celebrating unincorporated communities in Los Angeles County’s Second District. Creative Core LA, with guidance from the County’s Arts Commission, photographed more than 65 community leaders and members for the book, which will be distributed at various events […]

Breaking the Cycle of Incarceration and Homelessness

Los Angeles County leaders announced the expansion of a groundbreaking program that diverts mentally ill inmates from jail and provides them with intensive case management and supportive housing. They also released a study showing how many more individuals can be helped by this program while improving public safety and saving public funds. Called ODR Housing, […]

Affordable Apartments Coming to West Rancho Dominguez

Dozens of families will be homeless no more as construction gets under way on a beautiful apartment complex in West Rancho Dominguez, slated to open in the summer of 2020. Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas led the ceremonial  groundbreaking for the Stanford Avenue Apartments. Developed by Hollywood Community Housing Corporation and designed by Shelter LLP, it will provide […]

Supervisor’s Statement on the County Budget

Statement by Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas on the Los Angeles County Budget for Fiscal Year 2019/2020 “Los Angeles County’s sound fiscal management has afforded us the ability to address a number of quality of life issues for our residents. “The fact that we have unprecedented resources at our disposal to tackle homelessness is due to voters […]