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 [...]

Supervisor Solis Continues to Combat Homelessness with Two New Initiatives, Creating up to 228 New Shelter Beds

2019-05-15T16:05:26-07:00May 14th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

The 2018 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count found approximately 53,000 people experiencing homelessness in the County of Los Angeles, and roughly 74 percent of those individuals, 39,400, were unsheltered. Of those unsheltered, nearly 10,000 were in the First Supervisorial District. Homelessness is an urgent and ongoing problem that presents an imminent threat to life, health, [...]

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, [...]