Supervisor Solis on KPCC’s Take Two Discusses Need for Shelters in the San Gabriel Valley

2019-04-18T08:45:05-07:00April 16th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Audio/Video, In the news|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis was recently featured on KPCC's Take Two with host A Martinez to discuss her Board motion that seeks to establish more temporary shelters in the San Gabriel Valley. In 2018, the number of people in the San Gabriel Valley experiencing unsheltered homelessness grew to 2,790 — a 19% [...]

LA County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on SB 751

2019-04-16T13:44:04-07:00April 16th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis has released the following statement on today’s vote by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors to direct the County’s legislative advocates in Sacramento to support State Senate Bill 751 (Rubio): “I support State Sen. Susan Rubio’s bill, SB 751, which will establish the San Gabriel Valley Regional [...]

LA County to Work with Cities to Identify Temporary Homeless Shelter Options in the San Gabriel Valley

2019-04-15T17:00:19-07:00April 9th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, In the news, Press Release|

On any given night, more than 4,200 people experience homelessness in the San Gabriel Valley, according to the 2018 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count. Despite this great need, there are limited options for temporary shelter in the San Gabriel Valley, with only two year-round homeless shelters: one in Pasadena and the other in Pomona, with few [...]

LA County to Combat Homelessness by Drafting Pet-Friendly Housing Ordinance

2019-03-12T09:53:23-07:00March 12th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, In the news, Press Release|

On any given night, 39,396 individuals experiencing homelessness remain unsheltered in Los Angeles County. About 10 percent of people who lack housing have pets who serve as trusted companions and family members. However, many supportive and permanent housing options lack the infrastructure to care for pets, or they prohibit cats and dogs outright, leading many [...]

Following Supervisor Solis’ action, LA County to identify new use for the Sybil Brand Institute

2019-02-26T11:53:21-07:00February 25th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Health, In the news, Parks and Open Space, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion, women children and families|

Before it was closed in 1997, the Sybil Brand Institute was the primary LA County correctional facility for women. Since its closure, the Institute has laid mostly vacant and underutilized, but it presents a unique opportunity for a new, creative vision. To ensure that this facility provides benefits to the surrounding high need unincorporated community, [...]

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ statement on her ‘no’ vote on the Men’s Central Jail replacement project

2019-02-12T15:31:14-07:00February 12th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Health, In the news, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis has released the following statement after she voted ‘no’ on the design-build construction contract for the Consolidated Correctional Treatment Facility (CCTF) as a replacement for Men’s Central Jail, which the Board of Supervisors approved in a 3-2 vote: “A jail is a jail is a jail. It is [...]

Statement from Supervisor Hilda L. Solis on the Consolidated Correctional Treatment Facility Project

2019-02-07T10:00:45-07:00February 7th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Health, In the news, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis has released the following statement on her vote at the Board of Supervisors next Tuesday on the Consolidated Correctional Treatment Facility (CCTF) project, and her motion that she filed: “In the past few years, the nation, our State, and even the conditions in the County have fundamentally transformed [...]

LA County Issues RFP to Redevelop Two DTLA Arts District Sites

2018-12-07T00:38:11-07:00December 6th, 2018|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, In the news, Press Release|

Selected Developer to Receive Access to Sites for Private Use in Exchange for New DPSS Building and Parking Structure LOS ANGELES, CA – The County of Los Angeles today announced it has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a firm to redevelop two sites currently in use by the Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) in [...]

LA County to Enhance Housing Services for Youth Transitioning Out of Foster Care

2018-11-20T19:29:15-07:00November 20th, 2018|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Press Release, women children and families|

An estimated 3,306 youth are experiencing homelessness in Los Angeles County. Many of these youth are LGBTQ, and most are African American or Latino. Today, in response, the Board of Supervisors approved a motion authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, and co-authored by Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, directing the Department of Children and [...]

Los Angeles County to Study Feasibility of Re-adapting LAC+USC General Hospital for Low-Income Housing

2018-11-14T01:05:34-07:00November 14th, 2018|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, In the news, Press Release, services|

Study is part of Supervisor Solis’ “Healthy Village” initiative LOS ANGELES, CA – When it opened its doors in 1933, the Los Angeles County General Hospital symbolized hope and healing for millions of County residents. As the birthplace of emergency medicine, the General Hospital trained generations of physicians completing their Graduate Medical Education before it [...]