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SINGLE ROOM OCCUPANCY HOUSING CORPORATION

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Causes: Community & Neighborhood Development, Economic Development, Homeless & Housing, Housing Development, Construction & Management, Housing Support

Mission: SRO Housing Corp is dedicated to building a vibrant community for homeless & low-income individuals We pursue our mission of community revitalization by providing clean, safe, & affordable housing, managing public spaces, and administering needed supportive services

Results: We Open Doors and Transform Lives by providing housing and supportive services to over 2,300 men and women in Los Angeles in 29 residential properties. We are celebrating our 30th year of service and preparing to open our 30th building with 264 contemporary studio apartments for homeless veterans, low-income men and women, and people living with mental illness and other disabilities.

Target demographics: homeless and low-income men and women

Direct beneficiaries per year: 2,300 homeless and low-income men and women in downtown Los Angeles

Geographic areas served: Los Angeles

Programs: HOUSING: SRO Housing provides safe and affordable emergency, transitional, and permanent-supportive housing for homeless and low-income men and women who live in the "Skid Row" community SRO Housing Corporation is the only housing service-provider in Los Angeles County that provides ALL persons entering into its system with their own private room All emergency housing services are free to participants who meet entry criteria. SERVICES: SRO Housing Corporation provides on-site supportive services including case management, food services, employment services, transportation, information and referrals, community events and socialization activities.

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Single Room Occupancy (SRO) Housing Corporation Los Angeles was founded in 1984 and provides the full continuum of housing; Emergency, Transitional and Permanent Supportive Housing in Los Angeles' Skid Row community. With 29 residential properties serving over 2,300 individuals, SRO Housing Corporation is the largest provider of safe, affordable housing to chronically homeless and very low income men and women, many of whom live with disabilities, in Los Angeles. As SRO Housing prepares to celebrate 30 years of service to Los Angeles, their commitment to providing a sense of dignity and hope, and their dedication to mentoring members of the community as staff is exceptional. Over 40% of SRO Housing Corporation staff have personal experience with homelessness. SRO Housing Corporation Opens Doors and Transforms Lives. www.srohousing.org