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SoLa Impact Employs a “Housing First” Approach to End Homelessness

April 23, 2021

On any given night in Greater Los Angeles some 66,436 people are homeless, a 16.1% increase in LA over 2019 according to the Los Angeles County Homeless Services Agency. South LA hosts the second highest number of any area in the county. And that was before the onslaught of COVID-19.  Cristy Godby was part of […]

SoLa Impact Raises $500,000 to Supply 1,000 Families with Internet for 1,000 days

March 31, 2021

During COVID-19, SoLa Impact and our non-profit affiliate, The I CAN Foundation prioritized closing the digital divide in South Los Angeles by working to increase access to technology and internet connectivity. In March 2020, SoLa polled tenants and found an enormous and urgent need: 42% of tenant youth lacked the tools to distance learn and […]

SoLa’s Modular Construction Proves Effective in Housing Development

January 28, 2021

SoLa Impact recently began a new pilot building project in our ground-up affordable housing portfolio in South LA. Panelization, the construction of building sections in remote locations and transported to building sites for construction, allows Sola Impact to build on sites typically untenable for traditional construction operations. Taking on panelization has served as the “proof […]