The City of Los Angeles, in partnership with the federal government and the State of California, has created a new emergency rental assistance program to assist low-income renters who have been unable to pay their rent due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Apply by April 30.
SB 9 would allow 6 units without public input where 1 single-family home now stands. It ends single-family zoning statewide, overriding city powers. Send a letter to your elected representatives now!
The fund offers scholarships to South LA residents whose jobs have been lost because of COVID-19. CORE will pay for enrollment and completion of in-person or online professional certification and training program that will be in high-demand as our society adapts to a new COVID-19 reality, such as healthcare and technology.
The Project 43 pantry is feeding 200 families a week and invites you to support their efforts.
If you have lost income due to the COVID-19 pandemic, you may be eligible to receive a one-time, $500 check to help pay utility bills. Funding is limited. Online Applications accepted from November 2 through November 22, 2020.
Panelists praised Councilmember Dawson for his efforts to fight Homelessness. I spoke to several professionals who work closely with the homeless population, and they all said they were satisfied with Dawson's efforts and response to homelessness. They also shared that the homelessness delivery system is overwhelmed.
Project 43 reached out to help a woman sleeping at a bus stop seemingly under a pile of trash. Amerylus Cooper and Ashley Grubbs helped out by giving the woman a bath, clean clothes and a new blanket.
Neighborhood Housing Services of LA County helps low and moderate income families with mortgage counseling and financial literacy education. If you are interested in seeking help, you can find the NHS class list and contact them for financial counseling at Counseling@nhslacounty.org or by telephone at (213) 381-2862.
To help renters adversely affected by the pandemic, L.A. County’s COVID-19 Rent Relief program opens Monday, August 17, 2020 and closes on August 31, 2020.
Thank you to everyone who brought a donation for our 8th grade youth leaders who did a community project to support homeless youth. Your gifts were very much appreciated!