Supervisor Solis’ statement on Board’s approval of a $17 million affordable housing project in East Los Angeles

2019-08-13T17:01:37-07:00August 13th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors authorized $17,357,500 worth of bonds to finance the acquisition, construction, and development of the Whitter & Downey NW META Housing project in unincorporated East Los Angeles: “I am excited to launch the next phase of this important affordable housing [...]

LA County to Support Public Housing Authorities That Will Help Former Foster Youth Find Housing

2019-08-13T17:01:21-07:00August 13th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, In the news, Press Release|

A new federal program designed to help young people who age out of the foster care system could provide housing vouchers to eligible youth in Los Angeles County. The County serves more than 34,000 children and youth, including 2,000 young people in extended foster care who struggle to access stable housing once they leave the [...]

LA County to Protect Board-and-Care Residents from Transfer Trauma

2019-07-23T12:30:25-07:00July 23rd, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, In the news, Press Release|

Many individuals who have been discharged from a psychiatric hospital, or from the criminal justice system, have found support at board-and-care homes that provide 24-hour-care. In recent years, many of these facilities have been closing in Los Angeles County due to rising costs, which traumatizes residents who are forced to suddenly find other suitable housing [...]

Statement on LA County reimbursing costs for City Homelessness Plans

2019-07-23T11:45:44-07:00July 23rd, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors passed her motion to speed up the implementation of City Homelessness Plans by reimbursing costs incurred by cities prior to contract execution with the County: “I am a strong supporter of our cities who are ready to partner with [...]

LA County to Expand Housing Options for Sexually-Exploited Children

2019-07-09T12:01:25-07:00July 9th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

Last year, there were 584 referrals to the Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS) of Commercially-Sexually Exploited Children, also known as CSEC. According to the Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking (also known as CAST), of the 81 new minors and TAY who were victims of sex trafficking and were served by CAST last [...]

Supervisor Solis’ statement on the Board of Supervisors approving nearly $12 million of affordable housing projects in her district

2019-07-16T12:14:25-07:00July 9th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved and directed $11,750,000 in funding (including $2,000,000 from the Affordable Housing Trust Fund, $6,750,000 in Mental Health Housing Program funds reserved for Veterans, and $3,000,000 in Mental Health Housing Program funds), for the development of two affordable housing [...]

With Federal Housing Assistance in Jeopardy, LA County to Support Mixed-Status Families

2019-06-04T13:34:57-07:00June 4th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Immigration, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

Under current federal law, undocumented immigrants and immigrants who have been victims of domestic violence or sexual assault are ineligible for public housing subsidies, but they can live with their mixed-status family if a relative in their household is eligible for federal housing assistance. However, last month the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development [...]

Supervisor Solis’ statement on the 2019 Homeless Count

2019-06-07T17:15:08-07:00June 4th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Health, Immigration, In the news, Press Release, Veterans, women children and families|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis has issued the following statement following the release of the 2019 Homeless Count by the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA): “With the voters’ approval of Measure H, LA County has been able to build more shelters, provide more services, and place more people into temporary and permanent [...]

Supervisor Solis Drives Innovative Housing Proposal at Bob Hope Patriotic Hall Parking Lot

2019-05-28T16:09:38-07:00May 28th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, In the news, Press Release, Veterans|

Built in 1925, the Bob Hope Patriotic Hall provides a wide array of services to Los Angeles County Veterans, active members of the United States Armed Forces, and their dependents and survivors. As a hub for military and Veteran services in the County, Patriotic Hall serves over 30,000 visitors and holds over 1,000 events annually [...]

La Declaración de la Supervisora Solis en Contra la Nueva Regla Propuesta por HUD

2019-05-14T12:19:08-07:00May 14th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Immigration, In the news, Press Release|

La Supervisora del Condado de Los Ángeles Hilda L. Solis dio a conocer la siguiente declaración en contra de la nueva propuesta del Departamento de Vivienda y Desarrollo Urbano (HUD) que intenta de impedir que familias inmigrantes reciban ayuda federal para viviendas: "Esta administración ha lanzado otro ataque en contra de las familias inmigrantes con [...]