Southern California Residential Retrofit Summit On May 17th

retrofit summit

MONDAY, MAY 17, 2010 (8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.)

Energy Resource Center
Southern California Gas Company
9240 Firestone Boulevard
Downey, CA 90241-5321


-Upcoming Federal, Utility, and Local Energy Efficiency Financing Programs
-Professional Training for Contractors
-Contractor and Small Business Resources
-Workforce Panel
-Home Performance Contractor Panel
-Regional Leadership Team Brainstorm

To register for this seminar visit here or call 1-800-427-6584 and select option #1.

More information (PDF)

VIDEO: Slum Housing – L.A.'s Hidden Health Crisis

St. John’s Well Child & Family Center’s People’s Hearing on the Health Impacts of Slum Housing and Strategies for Enforcement

Hundreds of community members, stakeholders and public health and housing professionals gathered on April 20, 2010 in an effort to find solutions to slum housing. The evening was centered around the release of a report by The Healthy Neighborhoods Same Neighbors Collaborative: “Shame Of The City – The Sequel Slum Housing: L.A.’s Hidden Health Crisis”.

View the report.

The video is courtesy of Drea Chicas of the Esperanza Community Housing Corporation.

FREE Foreclosure Prevention Fair at LA Shrine Expo Center

Foreclosure Fair

HUD certified counseling agencies, major lenders and legal counseling will be on hand to assist you for FREE.

Come Prepared! Bring:

1. Income documentation
2. Recent mortgage statement
3. Recent tax returns
4. List of monthly expenses

View Second District Calendar for more weekend events.

Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program

If you are homeless or at the risk of homelessness due to an unexpected financial hardship such as (but not limited to):

Job loss or a reduction of work hours

You may be eligible of the once-in-a-lifetime Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program (HPRP) and receive monetary assistance (paid directly to your landlord and/or utility company) for such expenses as:

Security deposit, utility turn-on fee, back-due rent and/or utilities

If you feel you may benefit from this program, please check if you qualify for assistance by:

Dialing 2-1-1 or clicking here.