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 Supports Creation of the California Homeless Hiring Tax Credit

2020-03-31T11:54:57-07:00March 31st, 2020|Community, In the news, Jobs, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion to support State Sen. Maria Elena Durazo’s SB 1333, which would create the California Homeless Hiring Tax Credit (HHTC) and would incentivize employers to hire individuals experiencing homelessness: “Expanding employment opportunities for individuals experiencing homelessness will [...]

Supervisor Solis’ Statement on LA County Developing a Network of Apprenticeship Programs to Promote Equity in the Workforce

2020-03-31T10:39:02-07:00March 31st, 2020|Community, In the news, Jobs, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors passed her motion directing pertinent County Departments to prepare a 120-day report back that includes a plan to develop a network of apprenticeship programs: “As former Secretary of Labor, I recognize the key role apprenticeship programs play in preparing [...]

Open Community Letter Calling for Compassion and Resolve

2020-03-30T11:14:33-07:00March 24th, 2020|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release|

The following is an open community letter signed by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, State Sen. Connie Leyva, State Assemblymember Freddie Rodriguez, Pomona Mayor Tim Sandoval, and Pomona City Council members Rubio Gonzalez, Victor Preciado, Nora Garcia, Elizabeth Ontiveros-Cole, and Steve Lustro, who in solidarity urge compassion, unity, and support for the activation [...]

Supervisor Solis’ Statement on Sheraton Fairplex Serving as Quarantine Site for People Exposed to COVID-19

2020-03-23T18:10:56-07:00March 23rd, 2020|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release|

The following is a statement from Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis regarding the intended use of the Sheraton Fairplex Hotel as temporary housing for individuals who were ordered by the Department of Public Health to quarantine due to COVID-19: “The Fairplex is demonstrating bold and compassionate leadership by opening its doors to our [...]

Supervisor Solis Announces Fairplex as Quarantine Site for those Exposed to COVID-19

2020-03-20T18:45:48-07:00March 20th, 2020|Community, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis today joined Supervisor Kathryn Barger, Fairplex President/CEO Miguel Santana, Pomona Mayor Tim Sandoval, and LA County Department of Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer to announce that LA County has entered into an agreement with Fairplex to use the Sheraton Fairplex Hotel as temporary housing for individuals who may [...]

Supervisor Solis Champions Property Tax Relief for Families Impacted by COVID-19

2020-03-19T16:22:59-07:00March 19th, 2020|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, In the news, Press Release|

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis this week championed a Los Angeles County Executive Directive that instructs the County’s Treasurer and Tax Collector to work with property owners who have been impacted by COVID-19 and who struggle to pay their property taxes on time. “COVID-19 has adversely affected businesses and families who live paycheck to paycheck,” said [...]

Supervisor Solis’ Statement in response to the Stay at Home Order

2020-03-20T11:27:47-07:00March 19th, 2020|Community, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement in response to today's Stay at Home order: "We can all do our part in flattening the curve by practicing social distancing and maintaining at least six feet of distance with others. Without a vaccine, social distancing is our most effective tool in slowing [...]

Supervisor Solis Appeals for Calm and Urges Following the Practice of Social Distancing

2020-03-15T16:55:47-07:00March 15th, 2020|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release|

The following is a statement from Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis urging everyone to remain calm and to practice social distancing during this COVID-19 outbreak: “Now is the time for prevention, not panic. I urge everyone in Los Angeles County to remain calm as we face the challenge of containing the spread of [...]

Supervisor Solis’ Statement in support of LACOE’s recommendation to close 80 schools districts in LA County

2020-03-14T20:08:38-07:00March 13th, 2020|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Los Angeles County Office of Education publicly issued its recommendation to close all 80 school districts to slow the spread of COVID-19: “Out of an abundance of caution, Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE) has recommended that all 80 school districts [...]