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National association for latino community asset builders nalcab presented by

National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders (NALCAB)

Presented by:



About hacla


The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) is a state-chartered public agency. It provides the largest stock of affordable housing in Los Angeles and is one of the nation's leading public housing authorities.

HACLA is one of the oldest housing authorities in the nation, providing quality housing options and supportive services to the citizens of Los Angeles since 1938.

HACLA owns and manages a citywide portfolio of approximately 9,300 units and administers monthly housing assistance payments for more than 100,000 family members throughout Los Angeles.

HACLA Annual Budget exceeds $850 million

HACLA administers the 2nd largest Sec 8 program in the country, the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) and combined Special Programs total over 50,000 vouchers

2009 hacla accomplishments

2009 – HACLA Accomplishments

HACLA received High Marks from HUD in 2009 “High Performer” in the Section 8 program

Voucher utilization is at 100%

Public Housing utilization is at 100%

Received 2nd Largest funding award in the nation to assist 840 homeless veterans and in October 2009

100% leased up

HACLA Received 9 National Awards of Merit from NAHRO

Partnerships with non profit organizations


Public housing

Section 8

Collaborative effort through partnerships allow our residents and program participants to get connected with essential social, education and health services.

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Creating a vibrant, urban village


History jordan down watts

History: Jordan Down - Watts

Originally developed as semi-permanent housing for industry defense workers

HACLA converted it to public housing in the early 1950’s

Rapid decrease in manufacturing jobs in Los Angeles coupled with restrictive covenants depressed the area along with the Watts Riots in 1965 & Federal disinvestment

Jordan downs included in mayor s 5 billion housing plan

Jordan Downs included in Mayor’s $5 Billion Housing Plan

I know that budgets are tight . . . credit is almost nonexistent," … “But we're going to reject the cynics … and build a brighter future for those kids who are in the corner over there.

September 28, 2008

The Mayor announced a $5B, five-year effort to add affordable housing in LA in which JD Redevelopment project plays a major role by producing 2,100 units of mixed-income affordable housing in Watts.

Los angeles economy jobs committee

Los Angeles Economy& Jobs Committee

  • 200 Business, Civic & Labor Leaders

  • 50 Recommendations

    • #1 Improve LAX

    • #2 Upgrade the Port

    • #3 Redevelop Public Housing

  • Redevelop Public Housing

  • Smart Growth

  • Minority Participation

  • Community Participation

  • One for One replacement

  • Mixed Income

  • Industrial, Retail, Office

  • Transit Oriented

  • New School

  • Recreation & Open Space

Key goals for redevelopment

Key Goals for Redevelopment

Why Public Housing Redevelopment?

Catalytic Place Based Strategy in LA’s most blighted communities

Why Jordan Downs?

One to One replacement

School on Site

Major Considerations

Create Development Opportunities

Grow the Affordable Housing Trust Fund

Creating a sustainable community jobs housing transportation environment education

Creating a Sustainable Community Jobs, Housing, Transportation, Environment, Education

Jordan Downs

Public Housing Redevelopment

Green Jobs Zone

Jordan High School

Neighborhood Stabilization


103rd Street Blue Line Stop


Gang Reduction Zone

Summer Night Lights

“Partnership Schools”

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Human Capital Planning - Strategies


of Life

Resident Commitment & Participation

Partnership, Collaboration & Resource Development

Safety + Security



Youth Development

(50% Under 18 Years)

Education + Literacy

Health + Wellness

Aging in Place

Individualized Case Management and Supportive Services


National association for latino community asset builders nalcab presented by

Jordan Downs Redevelopment Partners

Jordan Downs Residents

Jordan Downs Community Advisory Committee

Congresswoman Maxine Waters

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa

Councilwoman Janice Hahn

Community Redevelopment Agency/LA (CRA/LA)

Maxine Waters Employment Preparation Center

Watts Gang Taskforce

Watts Century Latino Organization

Watts Labor Community Action Organization

Watts Neighborhood Council

Watts Chamber of Commerce



Los Angeles Unified School District

Los Angeles Police DepartmentDepartment of Cultural Affairs

Department of Building & Safety

Los Angeles County Public Health

Los Angeles Department of City Planning

Los Angeles Department of Public Social Services

Los Angeles Department of Water & Power

US Green Building Council

Department of Parks & Recreation

Community Development Department

Department of Transportation

Los Angeles Housing Department

Local Agency Formation Commission

Workforce Investment Board

Board of Public Works

Urban Land Institute

One Economy Corporation

Charles Drew University of Medicine & Science

University of Southern California

University of California, Los Angeles

Los Angeles Community College District

CD Tech


What will we achieve together

What Will We Achieve…Together

New living wage jobs

Increase safety and security

Improve educational outcomes

Better access to supportive services

Healthier families

Homeownership opportunities


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Job Development

Empowering Our Public Housing Residents Through Partnerships



Childcare Services: Nine public housing sites offer childcare services (Preschool)

Youth Policy Institute (YPI): Provides computer

training to public housing youth and adults.

Watts Tutorial Program: Public housing youth from four sites attend one-on-one tutoring and mentoring program at UCLA.

UCLA: Provides after school tutoring at Mar Vista Gardens public housing.

  • Partners

Urban League

Soledad Enrichment


Ramona Gardens Resident Management Corporation

Crystal Stairs Sage Center



Alta-Med Health Services Corp.: Clinics provide quality health care to underserved and the uninsured at three public housing sites.

Minority Aids Project (MAP): Provides HIV prevention, education and testing.

Watts Health Center: Provides health services and education

Prototypes: helps women and their families who are dealing with substance abuse, mental illness, HIV/AIDS, homelessness and domestic violence.

Venice Family Health Center: Clinic provides comprehensive primary health care, specialty care, dental care, mental health services, health education and child development services, as well as public insurance enrollment to more than 23,500 patients

Common Ground: Provides free HIV testing, needle exchange and other services.

Job development


South Bay Center for Counseling: Vocational training and job placement assistance

Youth Policy Institute (YPI): Medical field job training and other educational opportunities

Sherwin-Williams Painting Company (private/public): painter training program meant to give tangible skills to find employment. 91 trainees from three public housing sites completed the program in 2009.

Summer youth job development

Summer Youth Job Development

Partnerships with multiple organizations to

help youth obtain job and vocational skills


Personal Involvement Center, Inc.

Variety Boys & Girls Club

San Pedro Boys & Girls Club

East Los Angeles Community Corporation

Willowbrook Boys & Girls Club

Lighthouse Outreach

Coalition for Responsibility

San Fernando Boys & Girls Club

Reach Across America

Partnerships with non profit organizations1


HACLA’s Section 8, Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCVP) serves more than 50,000 low-income residents. Through non-profit partners, specialized programs allow participants to receive rental subsidy along with essential social services.

Public housing

Section 8

Serving the homeless


HOPWA: 250 allocated units

Moderate Rehab (including SRO): 1,370 allocated units

Shelter Plus Care:2,051 allocated units

Permanent Supportive Housing Program (PSHP): 1,045 allocated units

Partnerships allow HACLA to serve specialized populations including the mentally ill and the homeless.

Special program partners


A Community of Friends

Project New Hope

SRO Housing Corporation

Skid Row Housing Trust

Ocean Park Community Center

Hillview Mental Health Center

Hollywood Community Housing Corporation

Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health


National Mental Health Association of Greater L.A.

Pacific Clinics

St. Joseph Center

Special Services For Groups

Venice Community Housing Corporation

Watts Labor Community Action Committee (WLCAC)

Little Tokyo Service Center

Rayen apartments pshp


Location: North Hills

HACLA Partner: A Community of Friends (ACOF).

HACLA provided Project Based Section 8 vouchers for all 48 affordable units to house emancipated foster youth.

New carver apartments pshp


Location: Los Angeles

HACLA Partner: Skid Row Housing


HACLA will be providing rental subsidy to 92 tenants of the New Carver Apartments through the Project-Based Voucher (PBV) program. The Skid Row Housing Trust will be providing on-site supportive services to chronically homeless individuals many of whom have mental health and substance abuse issues.

Abbey apartments shelter plus care

ABBEY APARTMENTS (Shelter Plus Care)

Location: Downtown, Los Angeles

HACLA Partner: Skid Row Housing Trust

HACLA contributed 100 vouchers through the Shelter Plus Care Program to house homeless individuals coupled with onsite services.

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Beatriz Stotzer


Date of Appointment


Maria Del Angel

Vice Chairperson

Date of Appointment


Margarita C. Garr


Date of Appointment


Alicia Maldonado


Date of Appointment


Rayman Mathoda


Date of Appointment


Lucelia Hooper


Date of Appointment


Tunua Thrash


Date of Appointment 06.03.09

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