Supervisor Solis’ Statement on Potential Interim or Affordable Housing at 1060 North Vignes

2019-12-03T12:54:51-08:00December 3rd, 2019|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 directing County Departments to report back to the Board in 90 days with recommendations to develop and identify funding for interim and/or affordable housing at the County-owned property located at 1060 North Vignes Street in the [...]

LA County adds 237 beds for youth with foster care experience with nearly $9.5 million in funding

2019-11-12T17:50:01-08:00November 12th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

While the LA Countywide homeless services delivery system housed more young people in 2018 than ever before, more youth are still falling into homelessness. Many youth experiencing homelessness were previously in the foster care system. Following a November 2018 motion authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis on transitional housing for former foster [...]

LA County approves $68.4 million for construction of the Restorative Care Village at LAC+USC Medical Center

2019-11-14T12:49:33-08:00November 12th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, Health, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

Supervisor Solis passes motion requiring increased local and targeted worker hiring and Project Labor Agreements Following several years of community meetings led by the Health Innovation Community Partnership and actions taken at the Board of Supervisors by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, today the Board of Supervisors approved $68.4 million for the construction [...]

LA County Expands Home Visiting Programs to Reach Vulnerable Pregnant Women

2019-10-29T14:36:09-08:00October 29th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, Health, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

Home visiting services can help a baby and mother during pregnancy and after birth by helping the parent connect to resources that can improve their family’s health, safety, and economic security. Though Los Angeles County has relied on state and federal funds to invest in home visiting services, the County lacks the capacity to reach [...]

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on San Gabriel Valley Winter Shelter

2019-10-22T13:07:46-08:00October 22nd, 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 today approved her motion to convert an Augmented Winter Shelter at Bassett Park into a Winter Shelter that will operate from Dec. 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020: “If we are to effectively end homelessness, we all need to [...]

LA County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ Statement Against Proposed HUD Rule to Deny Mixed-Status Families Federal Housing Assistance

2019-10-22T11:54:15-08:00October 22nd, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, Immigration, 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 direct County Counsel to file and/or join as plaintiff or as amicus in litigation opposing a proposed change to a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) rule that would deny subsidized housing to [...]

LA County to Join Litigation to Oppose Expanded Definition of a Public Charge

2019-10-01T17:29:37-08:00October 1st, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, Health, Immigration, In the news, Policy, Press Release, women children and families|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis issued the following statement directing County Counsel to either file and/or join in litigation that opposes the federal Administration’s final rule expanding the definition of a ‘public charge,’ which if left legally unchallenged, will take effect on October 15, 2019: “On August 14, 2019, the U.S. Department of [...]

Supervisor Solis’ statement on the Board’s approval of four new affordable housing developments in the First District

2019-10-01T17:13:39-08:00October 1st, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis today released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors authorized over $37 million in loans to finance the Ramona Metro housing project in the City of El Monte, the PATH Villas housing project in South Gate, the Cecil Apartments in downtown Los Angeles and the Ingraham Apartments [...]

LA County Responds to the Immediate Need to Support Foster Youth Who Identify as LGBTQ+

2019-09-24T10:45:14-08:00September 24th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, In the news, Press Release|

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted to implement preventive measures that will ensure a continuum of care for youth and children who are in the County’s child welfare system and who identify as LGBTQ+. The recent suicide of Andrew M., a transgender transitional age youth who was in foster care, heightens [...]

Supervisor Solis’ statement on the criminalization of homelessness and the Martin v. City of Boise decision

2019-09-17T13:15:49-08:00September 17th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, In the news, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors passed a motion 3-2, with Supervisor Solis voting against the motion, to have LA County file or join an amicus brief that would reverse the 9th Circuit Court’s decision in Martin v. City of Boise, which prevents local governments and [...]