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Coalition to Preserve L.A.: Advocacy for the Community

In Los Angeles, runaway luxury development was displacing thousands of residents from their longtime neighborhoods and fueling citywide gentrification and homeless crises. AIDS Healthcare Foundation’s patients and employees were directly impacted. In 2016, AHF founded, in response, Coalition to Preserve L.A. Coalition to Preserve L.A. (CPLA), an advocacy division of Health Housing Foundation by AHF, works with neighborhood leaders across …

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Housing Is A Human Right: Advocacy for the Vulnerable

For too long, gentrification and homelessness have destabilized countless lives in American cities – and have seriously impacted the health of men, women, and children. AIDS Healthcare Foundation, which operates in 15 states and 39 countries, has seen this public health crisis unfold firsthand, particularly among its patients living with HIV. To advocate for a more urgent and humane response …

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L.A.’s Historic King Edward Hotel to Rise Again

HOMELESS HOUSING PRESS CONFERENCE, Monday, April 30th 10:30 AM ‘Healthy Housing Foundation by AHF’ to announce purchase of 150-room 1906 SRO hotel on edge of L.A.’s Skid Row for use as transitional and longer-term housing for the homeless. Hotel is third property in last six months acquired by the organization for use as transitional and longer-term housing for the homeless. …

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Tenants and Activists ‘The Rent Is Too Damn High!’

Slammed by sky-rocketing rents and unscrupulous developers and landlords, Southern California tenants and housing justice activists banded together in Downtown Los Angeles on Thursday to kick off rent-control and tenant protections campaigns. The show of solidarity among more than a dozen organizations spoke volumes about the destructive impacts of California’s worsening affordable-housing crisis. “The rent is too damn high!” a …

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West Hollywood City Council Endorses Ballot Initiative To Repeal Costa-Hawkins

On Monday, March 5, West Hollywood City Council joined tenant groups, community organizations and unions in endorsing the Affordable Housing Act, unanimously passing a resolution in support of the ballot initiative that would repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act and allow cities to pass more robust rent control measures. With less than two months since signature gathering started, the campaign …

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Housing Is A Public Health Issue

From the American Public Health Association to the World Health Organization, experts agree that affordable, sanitary housing is essential for good health — and for healthy communities. Treating hundreds of thousands of lower-income patients around the world, AIDS Healthcare Foundation, which sponsors Healthy Housing Foundation and Housing Is A Human Right, understands that housing is a public health issue better than most. …

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State Senate Committee Kills Pro-Gentrification Bill SB 827

Housing Is A Human Right and dozens of other housing justice and tenants groups have successfully fought to defeat the pro-gentrification bill SB 827. Widely considered one of the most draconian and troubling housing bills in recent years, SB 827 failed to receive enough votes on Tuesday to move out of the California State Senate Transportation and Housing Committee. “The bill …