HACLA is a state-chartered public agency that provides the largest stock of affordable housing in Los Angeles and is one of the nation's leading public housing authorities. HACLA provides more than a place to live. It offers a range of programs specifically for low income, homeless, disabled, children and seniors such as: Self-Sufficiency Program (FSS), Homeless Program, Homeownership Program, Housing Opportunities for Persons with Aids (HOPWA), Tenant-Based Rental Assistance, Project-Based Rental Assistance, Mainstream - Housing Opportunities for Person with Disabilities, Moderate rehabilitation, Shelter Plus Care Program, Moderate Rehab for Single Room Occupancy.
The Department serves all renters, low-income populations, special needs populations including the elderly and persons with disabilities, homeless individuals and families, homebuyers, and homeowners living in the city of Los Angeles. It strives to provide the best information and services possible so you could easily find what you need and take care of business. If you don’t find what you need here you can call the Department's toll-free hotline at (866) 557-7368 or visit one of our public counters located throughout LA.
The Handyworker Program provides free minor home repairs to low-income senior (62 years and older) or disabled resident homeowners or homeowners with disabled relatives residing with them. Emergency repairs that directly affect the health and safety of occupants are also provided to other low-income homeowners. See the service on Home Repair & Rehabilitation Assistance for Homeowners for more detail and resource links.