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Supportive Housing Takes Center Stage at Summit

More than 1,000 people gathered at the nation’s only summit on supportive housing and heard Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and Mayor Eric Garcetti talk about Los Angeles’ passage of ballot initiatives that will collectively raise an unprecedented $5 billion over a decade to address homelessness. Since voters approved Measure H and Proposition HHH in late 2016 […]

County’s Multi-Pronged Affordable Housing Strategy Yields 3,300 New Affordable Apartments

By putting in a down payment of $182 million, Los Angeles County has leveraged $1.7 billion in public and private funds towards the construction of 3,362 affordable apartments over the last five years, two-thirds of which were reserved for people struggling with homelessness, mental illness and physical disabilities. According to a report by the Community […]

June 2018

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Stricter Oversight Sought
for Sativa Water

Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas called on the California State Water Resources Control Board in Sacramento to appoint a representative to exercise “vigorous oversight” of Sativa Water District, after many of its 1,600 customers in Willowbrook and Compton reported brown water running through their taps in April. In a letter to the Water Board’s executive director, Eileen […]

June 2018

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