On Friday at 10 a.m., will celebrate the grand opening of Palo Verde, a 60-unit permanent supportive housing development for formerly homeless and very low income single adults at 8925 Glenoaks Boulevard in Sun Valley.
L.A. Family Housing has its headquarters in North Hollywood and raised $17 million in public and private capital for the Palo Verde development. Patch attended the ground breaking ceremony for the development in September. See the attached video.
Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky and Councilmember Tony Cárdenas are expected to be at the grand opening.
According to a press release from L.A. Family Housing, the development will have a Gold LEED Certification and a landscaped courtyard, as well as community space and offices to support the service needs of residents. Supportive services will be available on-site at no cost to the residents and include comprehensive mental health counseling, case management, recovery support and employment assistance.
“Palo Verde represents a new model of housing to meet the needs of the most vulnerable people in our community transitioning out of homelessness. This development would not have been possible without the creative collaboration and political will of the public and private sectors who came together with the necessary resources,” said Stephanie Klasky-Gamer, President and CEO of L.A. Family Housing, in a press release.
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