Expanded On-Site Services a First in LA
About Heidi Genrich
Heidi Genrich is the Communications Manager at Skid Row Housing Trust. You can contact her at email@example.com.
Entries by Heidi Genrich
CBS: More than 100 chronically homeless people have moved into a new apartment building on Skid Row that offers on-site support services to keep them off of the streets, it was announced today.
LA Times: During the grand opening today of the Abbey Apartments, a 115-unit building on skid row for people who have disabilities and have been chronically homeless, housing officials asked resident Karen Burton to tell the story of her life.
Downtown LA News: At Skid Row Housing Trust’s New Apartment Complex, Emphasis Is on In-House Services
LA Times: Project 50, initiated by the L.A. County Board of Supervisors, had a bold objective: Select the 50 most hard-core, sick, chronically homeless people on skid row, give them a place to live with a raft of support services, and see what happens.
LA Business Journal: While government and city leaders debate the different aspects of the mayor’s recently announced housing plan, one important piece of the plan is getting lost: the commitment to build 2,200 units of permanent supportive housing for homeless individuals.
LA Times – Community Relations: Fruits, vegetables and herbs, tended by formerly homeless residents, help brighten a blighted part of L.A.
Chicago Daily Herald: Public housing used to mean fortress-like blocks and soulless rows of cheaply built townhouses. But now there’s a new model: privately developed homes and apartments that are well-designed, well-built and attractive enough to win over wary neighbors.
LA Downtown News Editorial: When it comes to building projects to help some of the troubled and homeless get off the streets, architectural design has historically been one of the least important considerations. In Downtown Los Angeles, however, that thinking has begun to change, thanks to a scattering of low-income developments that include high design standards. The pattern needs to continue.
LA Downtown News: Downtown Developments Prove That Low-Income Projects Can Have High Architectural Standards