“Match.com” for Supportive Housing: Coordinated Entry

The concept of the Coordinated Entry System (CES), which was launched by the Home for Good initiative of the United Way of Greater Los Angeles, is to create a comprehensive system to quickly and effectively match homeless individuals throughout Los Angeles to housing and services. The Trust has seen a great deal of success in the […]

Raising the Design Bar on Low-Income Housing

LA Downtown News covers The Star Apartments: Move-ins at the permanent supportive housing complex at 240 E. Sixth St. began late last year, and Los Angeles Downtown News reported on the structure again last week. The $21 million project was developed by Skid Row Housing Trust and designed by Silver Lake-based Michael Maltzan, a prominent architect who has made his name on market-rate buildings, but who also has several low-income residential complexes on his resume.

Solving the Homeless Crisis One Human at a Time

CityWatch LA: Los Angeles has been home to the largest homeless population for eons, and appears helpless in resolving the homeless crisis which now affects almost all of the neighborhoods in the city. The non-profit affordable housing developer, Skid Row Housing Trust, is an exception. They have created a program that works. And it works for several reasons.