Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday Tuesday, December 1, 2015 Black Friday. Cyber Monday. And, now, Giving Tuesday. Created by The United Nations Foundation in 2012,  #GivingTuesday, is a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity … Continue reading Giving Tuesday

Avalon Neighborworks Event

Avalon Apartments participated in NeighborWorks week by having a neighborhood cleanup. The event was held on June 10th and it was a complete success. Thirteen kids and twelve adults showed up to clean a three block radius of Avalon Blvd. All of the participants were enthusiastic about the clean-up, especially the children. Several cars honked … Continue reading Avalon Neighborworks Event

California Hotel Neighborworks

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LA County Board of Supervisors Affordable Housing Motion

Motion by Supervisors Kuehl and Ridley-Thomas Los Angeles County (County) is experiencing one of the worst housing crises in its history. A family living in the County is required to earn $71,000 per year in order to afford the average rent for an apartment in Los Angeles. Unfortunately, the average renter household earns only $39,000 … Continue reading LA County Board of Supervisors Affordable Housing Motion

Garcetti Proposes Linkage Fees for Affordable Housing

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Friday, October 23, 2015 that he wants to impose new fees on developers that could raise more than $100 million a year to subsidize affordable housing in Los Angeles. Speaking at a conference at UCLA, Garcetti said his administration will lead an effort to levy “linkage fees” based on the … Continue reading Garcetti Proposes Linkage Fees for Affordable Housing

HOME Fund Crisis

By Dora Leong Gallo, CEO  At ACOF ground-breakings and grand openings, I often talk about how complicated it is to develop permanent supportive housing – affordable homes that include onsite supportive services – due to the complexities of piecing together financing for construction, social services and rental subsidies. Cobbling a patchwork of funding needed to … Continue reading HOME Fund Crisis