Supervisor Solis Advocates for the Extension of the Countywide Eviction Moratorium

2020-09-01T14:54:36-07:00September 1st, 2020|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis issued the following statement after the Board of Supervisors voted to extend the County’s eviction moratorium through Oct. 31, 2020 and extend it for all cities throughout LA County:   “The COVID-19 pandemic has driven unemployment rates to historic levels, forcing many families to unfairly choose between paying [...]

LA County to Address Disenfranchisement of Voters at Public Housing

2020-09-02T00:10:32-07:00September 1st, 2020|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 her motion to prioritize voting services in or near public housing:   “Voting is one of our most fundamental, sacred rights. However, since its existence, voter suppression has always posed a threat, especially for communities of color. With [...]

Supervisor Solis Statement on Affordable Housing at 1060 North Vignes

2020-08-07T10:24:22-07:00August 5th, 2020|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 this week approved funding to build affordable housing on County-owned property located at 1060 North Vignes Street in the City of Los Angeles: “On Tuesday, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted to dedicate $37 million from the [...]

LA County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis Statement on LA County’s CARES Act Spending Plan

2020-07-25T13:52:53-07:00July 21st, 2020|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, Health, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor issued the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved a $1.22 billion federal CARES Act spending plan: “This nation faces a reckoning. Now, more than ever, people are coming together recognizing that the COVID-19 pandemic is a symptom of our system’s failures, of institutionalized racism, and of decades of too [...]

Supervisor Solis statement on the Board’s approval of a permanent supportive housing project in Claremont

2020-07-07T14:25:07-07:00July 7th, 2020|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion for a one-time allocation of $750,000 to support the Baseline Claremont Senior Permanent Supportive Housing project in Claremont: “The 2020 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count found that 6,290 people age 62 or older were experiencing homelessness, [...]

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis Statement on Extension of Eviction Moratorium

2020-06-23T12:56:52-07:00June 23rd, 2020|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis issued the following statement after the Board of Supervisors voted to extend the County’s eviction moratorium: “As businesses shuttered in adherence to our County Safer at Home Order, families already on the edge of economic hardship before the pandemic were on the brink of homelessness after losing their [...]

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis Statement on LAHSA’s 2020 Homeless Count

2020-06-19T02:04:17-07:00June 12th, 2020|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis has issued the following statement regarding the 2020 Homeless Count by the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA): “As businesses shuttered in adherence to our County Safer at Home Order, families already on the edge of economic hardship before the pandemic were on the brink of homelessness after [...]

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis Seeks Emergency Rental and Mortgage Relief 

2020-05-16T19:54:30-07:00May 12th, 2020|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, Health, In the news, Press Release|

Many hardworking families throughout Los Angeles County are facing layoffs and a reduction in income. With over 40 percent of households spending more than 30 percent of their income on housing and 60 percent of all households with children struggling to put food on the table, it is vital to help families make ends meet. [...]

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on Prioritizing the Needs of our Health Care Workers

2020-04-28T12:07:32-07:00April 28th, 2020|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Health, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion to establish a new program, in collaboration with the state of California, to offer frontline workers access to low-cost hotel rooms: “Our essential workers on the frontlines of Los Angeles County’s COVID-19 crisis deserve our support [...]

Supervisor Solis’ Statement on Supporting Foster Youth During COVID-19 Crisis

2020-04-28T11:02:27-07:00April 28th, 2020|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, Health, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion directing the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services to begin to locally implement Gov. Gavin Newsom’s Executive Order to support foster youth during the COVID-19 pandemic: “I applaud Gov. Newsom for investing $42 [...]