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October 15, 1994 | JEFF SCHNAUFER
In an expanding effort to rehabilitate earthquake-ravaged buildings into low-income housing, two more red-tagged apartment buildings in Van Nuys will be repaired and restored by a nonprofit group specializing in affordable housing. The project, dubbed Delano Court, will convert two adjacent nine-unit buildings at 14716 and 14722 Delano St. into an 18-unit complex for formerly homeless and low-income families and individuals.
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February 5, 2001 | NEDRA RHONE
Acknowledging 13 years of fund-raising help from Jerry and Pam Offsay, the L.A. Family Housing Corp. kicked off construction Sunday of Offsay/Steinhauser Village, a 15-family affordable-housing complex. The complex, the first facility built by the housing group in three years, was named after the Offsays' parents. "Our parents were, and are, simple people," said Jerry Offsay, a producer with Showtime Networks. "They didn't have much money, but they made things work."
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 17, 1998 | MICHAEL BAKER
In an attempt to move into the high-tech age and better serve clients and benefactors, the L.A. Family Housing Corp. has launched a World Wide Web site, organization officials announced Thursday. "We recognize that in today's world, everything is on the Internet," said Tracy Wallace, development director for the nonprofit organization. "We still want to be competitive with the rest of the business world and other organizations competing for funds." By accessing the site, http://www.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 26, 1999
The holidays can be a frenzy of shopping, wrapping and unwrapping, of cooking, eating and partying. So it's heartening to hear that in the midst of such plenty, San Fernando Valley residents and businesses took time this season to remember those less fortunate than themselves. The nonprofit San Fernando Valley Child & Family Guidance Center received a "wonderful outpouring" of community support, according to Diane Arrata, the center's director of development.
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September 1, 1994 | JEFF SCHNAUFER
After a shaky start, construction has begun on a low-income family housing project in Sun Valley. The 18-unit housing project at 7843 Vineland Ave. will take about nine months to complete. But officials of the L.A. Family Housing Corp., which is spearheading the project, are happy to get the building under way. "It feels incredible because the need is so big," said Vera Fleischman, director of housing for the nonprofit group.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 8, 1994 | JEFF SCHNAUFER
A fanfare-laden groundbreaking ceremony for a low-income housing project attracted a lot of attention in Sun Valley on Thursday, drawing politicians and other notables to the Vineland Avenue site and providing plenty of opportunities for picture-taking. But it turns out that the ceremonies were premature. The project, envisioned as an 18-unit complex with laundry facilities and a recreation room, has not yet been approved by the city of Los Angeles.
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October 31, 1991
Next summer, Alberta Tucker and her three grandchildren will move into a new housing complex in North Hollywood--one that she can afford. Tucker had joined the ranks of the homeless three months ago and now lives in a temporary shelter. But next year, Tucker will live at Harmony Village, an 18-unit, low-income housing complex being built by the L. A. Family Housing Corp. and the Valley Industry and Commerce Assn.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 1, 1994 | JEFF SCHNAUFER
A nonprofit group is purchasing a red-tagged apartment building in Canoga Park to convert it into the group's first low-income family housing project in the west San Fernando Valley. The building at 7440 Alabama Court was condemned after the Northridge earthquake. But with the support of City Councilwoman Laura Chick, Los Angeles Family Housing Corp. will open the doors of the apartment building once again.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 5, 2001 | NEDRA RHONE
Acknowledging 13 years of fund-raising help from Jerry and Pam Offsay, the L.A. Family Housing Corp. kicked off construction Sunday of Offsay/Steinhauser Village, a 15-family affordable-housing complex. The complex, the first facility built by the housing group in three years, was named after the Offsays' parents. "Our parents were, and are, simple people," said Jerry Offsay, a producer with Showtime Networks. "They didn't have much money, but they made things work."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 30, 1998 | MICHAEL BAKER
The L.A. Family Housing Corp. will honor individuals, families and organizations tonight that have volunteered at the Trudy and Norman Louis Valley Shelter. "The volunteers . . . really deserve the credit for providing the level of quality and service we give to our homeless clients," said Nat Hutton, executive director of the Housing Corp., which runs Valley Shelter.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 11, 1998 | KARIMA A. HAYNES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Of all the people at a dedication ceremony Thursday praising L.A. Family Housing Corp. for its work in getting homeless families off the streets and back on their feet, Mary Cox had perhaps the highest praise. The single mother, 31, said she became homeless after losing her job caring for an elderly patient who died in October 1997.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 30, 1998 | MICHAEL BAKER
The L.A. Family Housing Corp. will honor individuals, families and organizations tonight that have volunteered at the Trudy and Norman Louis Valley Shelter. "The volunteers . . . really deserve the credit for providing the level of quality and service we give to our homeless clients," said Nat Hutton, executive director of the Housing Corp., which runs Valley Shelter.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 17, 1998 | MICHAEL BAKER
In an attempt to move into the high-tech age and better serve clients and benefactors, the L.A. Family Housing Corp. has launched a World Wide Web site, organization officials announced Thursday. "We recognize that in today's world, everything is on the Internet," said Tracy Wallace, development director for the nonprofit organization. "We still want to be competitive with the rest of the business world and other organizations competing for funds." By accessing the site, http://www.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 14, 1998 | EDWARD M. YOON
The L.A. Family Housing Corp.'s Homeless Service Center will send its mobile medical unit Thursday to El Centro de Amistad in Canoga Park. The medical unit, along with the Northeast Valley Health Corp.'s Homeless Health Care Project, will provide medical services ranging from physical examinations to treatment for the flu and minor ailments for the area's homeless and near-homeless people living in garages, cars or substandard housing, said John Horn, project coordinator.
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August 27, 1997 | KARIMA A. HAYNES
Maria Jimenez sat patiently Tuesday morning aboard the mobile health-care unit at the San Fernando Gardens housing project. Waiting to see the doctor about a kidney ailment, Jimenez said she came to the unit because doesn't have health insurance and can't afford an office visit. "Hopefully, the doctor here will give me medication for the pain or a referral to another doctor," Jimenez said in Spanish.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 15, 1994 | JEFF SCHNAUFER
In an expanding effort to rehabilitate earthquake-ravaged buildings into low-income housing, two more red-tagged apartment buildings in Van Nuys will be repaired and restored by a nonprofit group specializing in affordable housing. The project, dubbed Delano Court, will convert two adjacent nine-unit buildings at 14716 and 14722 Delano St. into an 18-unit complex for formerly homeless and low-income families and individuals.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 11, 1998 | KARIMA A. HAYNES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Of all the people at a dedication ceremony Thursday praising L.A. Family Housing Corp. for its work in getting homeless families off the streets and back on their feet, Mary Cox had perhaps the highest praise. The single mother, 31, said she became homeless after losing her job caring for an elderly patient who died in October 1997.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 20, 1993 | JOHN CHANDLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Ten-year-old Alma Vasquez and her two younger brothers had tromped around in the snow before on visits to the local mountains. So when a big pile of the white stuff landed on the courtyard outside their unit at a San Fernando Valley homeless shelter, they knew it wasn't the real thing. But that didn't matter a bit.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 1, 1994 | JEFF SCHNAUFER
A nonprofit group is purchasing a red-tagged apartment building in Canoga Park to convert it into the group's first low-income family housing project in the west San Fernando Valley. The building at 7440 Alabama Court was condemned after the Northridge earthquake. But with the support of City Councilwoman Laura Chick, Los Angeles Family Housing Corp. will open the doors of the apartment building once again.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 1, 1994 | JEFF SCHNAUFER
After a shaky start, construction has begun on a low-income family housing project in Sun Valley. The 18-unit housing project at 7843 Vineland Ave. will take about nine months to complete. But officials of the L.A. Family Housing Corp., which is spearheading the project, are happy to get the building under way. "It feels incredible because the need is so big," said Vera Fleischman, director of housing for the nonprofit group.
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