Housing, Renters & Homelessness Ad Hoc Committee
Board Members: Elliot Avila(Co-Chair), Theresa Saso(Co-Chair), Ghazal Hashemi, Steve Crouch, and Samantha McBride
Stakeholders: Mr. Hope
COMMITTEE MEETING SCHEDULE:
Third Wednesday of the month @ 6:30 pm.
Join our committee and/or attend our meetings in-person at the:
Arroyo Seco Library Meeting Room
6145 N Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90042
or on Zoom
If you or someone you know is experiencing homelessness and is in need of shelter, please call 800-548-6047 or go to LA-HOP
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The Housing, Renters, & Homelessness Committee seeks to inform the community of local housing issues, to provide tenants assistance and information regarding their rights, to provide a platform for engagement with the unhoused in our community, to disseminate news about relevant policies, organizations, and events, to help strengthen local unhoused, housing, and tenants rights laws and improve the connections between the community, the City Council office, and the Los Angeles Housing Department and Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority.
Ensure that the unhoused in Highland Park have a voice in the efforts to reduce homelessness in their community
To determine legislation that protects the unhoused, renters, & housing insecure in Highland Park that is being considered by the city council that the board can vote on during this term and the following
To survey and report needs being faced by the unhoused and tenants in Highland Park that the new board can advocate for during this term and the new term
To establish connections with similar committees of other NCs to maximize impact
To collaborate with Youth and Education committee on the mutual aid directory.