HUD Secretary Ben Carson announces job funds for Nickerson Gardens tenants (Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles)

Date Published: 
March 8th, 2019

From the Los Angeles Times:

Ben Carson, the U.S. secretary of Housing and Urban Development, went to Watts on Wednesday to announce a $3.7-million grant for a new job center at Nickerson Gardens, the biggest public housing development west of the Mississippi.

The grant to the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles is part of HUD’s Jobs Plus Initiative Program, which prepares and trains public housing residents for employment and places them in jobs. The program, which started in 2005, has proved successful in dozens of other housing projects, which are among the poorest communities in the country.

Read the Los Angeles Times' article “HUD Secretary Ben Carson announces job funds for Nickerson Gardens tenants, ” featuring the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles. 

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