Tag: permanent supportive housing

Good design can help solve homelessness: Award-winning LEED project sets example

Good design can help solve homelessness: Award-winning LEED project sets example

| April 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Los Angeles City Council members voted unanimously last month to accelerate the city’s efforts to create more supportive housing for Angelenos in need. The Permanent Supportive Housing Ordinance, passed on April 11, shortens the approval timeline for many supportive housing developments from five years to less than one by streamlining the planning process and removing […]

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Downtown Women’s Center celebrates its 40th; Russell marks 15th year at the site

Downtown Women’s Center celebrates its 40th; Russell marks 15th year at the site

| April 26, 2018 | 1 Comment

Celebrating its 40th year, the Downtown Women’s Center (DWC), at 442 S. San Pedro St., is poised to move beyond Skid Row to greater Los Angeles County to meet the growing need for its services and woman-centered approach to ending homelessness. “Women’s homelessness has steadily increased in Los Angeles, particularly outside of the traditional downtown […]

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