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Hundreds of SoCal homeless individuals and low-income families to receive safe, affordable housing

By Joseph Ronson, LifePulseHealth.com, January 16, 2020 

“The State of California’s Department of Housinand Community Development (HCD) recently awarded Many Mansions a total of $24 million for the purpose of developing new affordable housing to help address California’s housing crisis. The award, under the State’s Multifamily Housing Program (MHP), was for three affordable housing development projects. 

“Commenting on the awards Alexander Russell, Executive Vice President of Many Mansions, said ‘this funding will give a home to 147 families that are living on the streets or in substandard/overcrowded housing.’ With community support, these families will also receive services such as tutoring and college scholarships for the kids, and life skills and job training for the adults so that they can build a brighter future. 

“Many Mansions owns and operates 17 affordable housing complexes (with nearly 600 units) in Ventura County and has a number of new affordable housing communities in development throughout Los Angeles County. Many Mansions manages the apartment homes and provides critical services such as free after-school programs, summer camp, scholarships, job training anmore for its residents.   

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