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 [...]

LA County to Expand Tenant Protections During COVID-19 Crisis

2020-04-14T11:26:22-07:00April 14th, 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 passed her motion directing County Departments to expand tenant protections during the COVID-19 pandemic in order to prevent widespread homelessness: “We are facing a public health crisis that is upending the lives of hard-working families, many of whom live [...]

Supervisor Solis and Community Partners Provide Meals at the Bassett Winter Shelter

2020-04-11T13:47:46-07:00April 11th, 2020|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, Health, In the news, Press Release|

To ensure participants at the Bassett Park Winter Shelter program receive nutritious meals, Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, Dignity Health, Everytable, and Volunteers of America (VOA) established a partnership that will provide individuals at the shelter meals every Saturday and Sunday for the next 12 weeks. Weekend food service by Everytable will begin [...]

Supervisor Solis’ Statement on Strengthening LA County’s Eviction Moratorium in Wake of COVID-19

2020-03-31T16:07:10-07:00March 31st, 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 passed her motion directing County Departments to prepare a report back with measures aimed at strengthening the County’s eviction moratorium: “On March 19, 2020, the County issued an Executive Order placing a temporary moratorium on evictions in unincorporated areas. [...]

LA County to Pursue Housing Navigators for Youth

2020-03-31T12:28:06-07:00March 31st, 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 authorizing the County’s Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) to apply for state funding to hire housing navigators to help youth, with priority given to youth in foster care, find housing: “California’s lack of affordable [...]