No Place Like Home: Watts Renter & Homeowner Resource Fair



On Thursday, June 24, 2021, the Watts Rising Displacement Avoidance Working Group hosted the No Place Like Home Event. The event provided an overview of various programs to help Watts residents lower utility bills and increase their income and assets via homeownership. Speakers included:

  • GRID Alternatives - Watts Rising Solar Panel Program

  • Habitat for Humanity -- Watts Rising Energy Efficiency Retrofits

  • Xanat Rosas- LA Housing and Community Investment Department Tenants' Rights Unit

  • Yolandra McClinton-Neighborhood Housing Services of L.A. County - Financial literacy and Homebuyer education services

  • Gloria Torres-LA Housing & Community Investment Department - First-time homebuyer down payment assistance programs

  • City of Los Angeles Accessory Dwelling Unit Accelerator Program (LAADUAP)

El jueves 24 de junio de 2021, el Grupo de Trabajo de Evitación de Desplazamiento de Watts Rising organizó el evento No Place Like Home. El evento brindó una descripción general de varios programas para ayudar a los residentes de Watts a reducir las facturas de servicios públicos y aumentar sus ingresos y activos a través de la propiedad de vivienda. Altavoces incluidos:

  • GRID Alternatives - Programa de Paneles Solares Watts Rising

  • Hábitat para la Humanidad - Mejoras de eficiencia energética en aumento de Watts

  • Xanat Rosas- Departamento de Vivienda e Inversión Comunitaria de Los Ángeles Unidad de Derechos de los Inquilinos

  • Yolandra McClinton-Neighborhood Housing Services of L.A. County - Servicios de educación financiera y educación para compradores de vivienda

  • Gloria Torres-LA Housing & Community Investment Department - Programas de asistencia para el pago inicial para compradores de vivienda por primera vez

  • Programa Acelerador de Unidades de Vivienda Accesoria de la Ciudad de Los Ángeles (LAADUAP)


No Place Like Home: Watts Resident Resource Fair

NPLH Video Edited.mov

Speaker directory by meeting time

Speaker Presentations

  • [00:00 - 13:10] Watts Rising and Displacement Avoidance Working Group (DAWG) overview

  • [13:10] Xanat Rosas from HCID LA: Renter protections

  • [27:14] Yolandra McClinton from NHS: Financial Literacy, Homebuyer Education and Downpayment

  • [42:53] Gloria Torres from HCID LA: First time Homebuyer Programs

  • [55:22] Audrey Devone and Illiana Gonzalez from Habitat for Humanity: Energy Efficiency Retrofits

  • [1:15:50] Yolandra McClinton From NHS: Mortgage Relief and Home Construction Loans

  • [01:25:30] Nick Boateng and Lidia Castelo from Grid Alternatives: Free Solar Panels

  • [01:42:00] Sera Sanchez from California Climate ActionCorps: L.A. ADU Accelerator

  • [1:48:00] Questions

  • [02:07:00] ending\

Copy of No Place Like Home Slides WRC focus.pptx

Watts Rising & DAWG overview + L.A. ADU accelerator program

Overview Slides: 1 - 6

L.A. ADU Accelerator: 7 - 10

TCC Watts Rising(Eng & Esp)
  • Grid Alternatives: Free Solar Panels

In English and Spanish

Mortgage Relief

Neighborhood Housing Srevices(NHS): Financial Literacy, Homebuyer Education and Downpayment

English

From Renter to Homeowner

Neighborhood Housing Services (NHS): First time Homebuyer Programs

English

Slides for Watts Rising Presentation in Spanish
  • Habitat for Humanity: Energy Efficiency Retrofits (Spanish)


Slides for Watts Rising Presentation
  • Habitat for Humanity: Energy Efficiency Retrofits (English)


FTHB Booklet 6.8.2021 10.02.17 AM.pdf

HCID L.A.: First time Homebuyer Programs

(English)

Spanish FTHB Booklet_2021 Limits_06.17.2021.pdf

HCID L.A.: First time Homebuyer Programs

(Spanish)