The Architect’s Newspaper: The San Fernando Valley in Los Angeles has a reputation as a quintessentially suburban enclave. But, as the inner-city areas of Los Angeles have begun to embrace the hallmarks of traditional urbanism—increased housing density, fixed-transit infrastructure, and a dedication to pedestrian space—the valley has found itself parroting those same shifts in its […]
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Heidi Genrich is the Communications Manager at Skid Row Housing Trust. You can contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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KQED: President Trump’s choice to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development, retired surgeon Ben Carson, has no experience in housing or homeless services. He’s never held elected office or a government job.
Fast Company Co.Design: Designed by Brooks +Scarpa, The Six offers housing and support services to one of the city’s most vulnerable populations.
Architect Magazine: The Six, a new affordable housing project in Los Angeles’ MacArthur Park neighborhood, is, at first glance, a bit of a formal puzzle. As seen from the east, with its giant opening into a courtyard, the newest building for the Skid Row Housing Trust looks like a big white Möbius strip, a beguiling […]
LA Times: He sat on a pillow atop a plastic bucket, crocheting. A man and woman approached. They were agents of the Downtown Center Business Improvement District. He would be their first contact in Pershing Square, which by midmorning was already filling with homeless people, or those who appeared to be.
AIA: Eschewing the mold of traditional shelter models by emphasizing group and social spaces, this 42,500-square-foot housing project provides 52 units, support services, and rehab for formerly homeless disabled veterans and individuals in Los Angeles’ MacArthur Park section.
USC News: Project will explore ways to reduce the gap between the needs of L.A.’s chronically homeless and existing housing and support service options
Architect Magazine: Designers of ultra-luxury apartment buildings may hope that the innovative research supported by their big budgets can also help to improve affordable housing. But there’s little evidence supporting the claim.
This holiday season we look back at 2016 with gratitude, thankful for the amazing people and organizations that invested in housing and support to end chronic homelessness. Last spring we celebrated the grand opening of The Six in MacArthur Park, and over the summer we were the beneficiaries of the Psomas Paper Yacht Challenge. This […]
LA Weekly: By nearly every metric, Los Angeles has the worst homelessness crisis of any city in America. According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, there are more people suffering from chronic homelessness in L.A. than anywhere in the country, and their number is growing at a faster clip than those in New York […]