From the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles' website:
The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) was awarded a $3.7 Million Jobs Plus Initiative (JPI) grant by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The award was announced by Dr. Ben Carson, Secretary of HUD, during a press conference held at Nickerson Gardens, HACLA’s largest public housing site with 3,146 residents.
“HUD’s Jobs Plus Initiative connects public housing residents with employment, education and financial empowerment services and it is a proven model to help residents find and keep better-paying jobs,” said Dr. Ben Carson.
HUD awarded a total of $10.6 million to four Public Housing Authorities (PHA) across the country, with HACLA being the maximum grant amount award recipient.
Read “HACLA Receives Nation’s Largest Jobs Plus Initiative Grant from HUD” on HACLA's website.