Clifford Beers Housing | Stories

Finally Safe At Home

A Veteran finds peace

CBH Delivers Essential Supplies to Residents

CBH provides relief items and supplies to residents during COVID

New Housing Education Platform

CBH creates new tool for faith-based organizations to help end homelessness

Mental Health Awareness Month Comes To An End

Sustaining our mental health during COVID

No Stopping Us Now

2020 construction continues – a public mural, reducing costs and winning awards

Adaptation in the Time of COVID

We are continuing our mission, convinced more than ever that permanent housing is the ultimate prescription for health

CBH Selected by City to Build in Harvard Heights

CBH innovates faster and less expensive housing without tax credits

Panorama City Leads the Way

Investment in transit will save over $64 million in gas

Paul Revere Williams

Documentary on groundbreaking African American architect highlights 28th Street YMCA Apts

A Young Mother’s Journey Out of Homelessness

Gabby, a Clifford Beers Housing resident, shares her story

August 2020 Concert Save the Date

Concert August 6th – now virtual

What We’re Reading

What We’re Reading

2019 Letter from Cristian

CBH State of the Union and Video: building more quickly, more affordably

Public Demands More Housing in Panorama City

Support for more affordable homes spearheaded by families and teachers

Solving Homelessness for Military Veterans

Larry, an Army veteran, gets his life back through a stable home

Isla Intersections Kicks Off

Isla to provide public green space and a shared street in South Los Angeles

King 1101 Honored

Clifford Beers Housing King 1101 Receives Awards

New life at the intersection of the 110 and 105 fwys

Landmark affordable housing community built with shipping containers, with the first shared street in LA

How to build lower cost housing more quickly? Innovate!

CBH has launched a new arm of our organization to build affordable housing without tax credits

Construction progressing in Sylmar and Long Beach

96 new affordable homes – click for video!

Back to school at Holt Family Apartments

A stable, affordable home helps student achievement

Clifford Beers’ memorable backyard BBQ and concert

BBQ and concert supports work to end homelessness

Creating a shared street

The Annenberg Paseo is an urban oasis surrounded by freeways in South Los Angeles

Groundbreaking in Long Beach

CBH breaks ground on 48 affordable apartments at Vistas del Puerto

Norma finds a home at King 1101

Norma tells her story at the grand opening on MLK Blvd in South LA

New Construction in the Valley

Construction gets underway on CBH’s newest community in Sylmar

“Mental Illness Can Strike Anybody:” Watch Leepi’s Story

Leepi Shimkhada is a leader in the fight to end homelessness in Los Angeles: watch her story

Green building is healing for formerly homeless residents

King 1101 in Exposition Park makes green building accessible for everyone.

Vistas in Long Beach receives tax credits

Vistas del Puerto will provide 48 apartment homes, 50% for households with special needs.

Holt Family Apartments celebrates grand opening

Nearly 150 low-income residents are welcomed into the safety and comfort of 50 brand new apartments.

Dreams come true at Holt Family Apartments

A permanent home was life-changing for Paul and his daughter: “it lifted me up, like I’m somebody new.”

Summer development updates

Tax credits, AHP award, LEED Gold, and more accomplishments!

12 years of fostering hope

Open house celebrates CBH’s new offices in NoHo.

Immanuel Place grand opening in the news

Immanuel Place is an adaptive reuse of a historic church in Long Beach, providing 25 apartments for low-income seniors.

“Not enough housing” for neighbors in South LA

CBH and GB Construction host taco truck for the neighbors of King 1101.

Mayor Garcetti calls 28th Street Apartments “inspiration”

Neighborhood councils discuss solutions for homelessness crisis.

CBH: Solutions to Homelessness, a video

Will you share this with five friends? How permanent supportive housing benefits our neighborhoods and our cities.

Public art at new Holt Family Apartments

Construction on Holt Family Apartments will be completed in the fall, and leasing is now underway.

12 Years of Fostering Hope

Join us and wind down with refreshments, music and great company! Celebrate 12 years of operation and our new offices.

KCET on homelessness and aging

Wanda, 63, was homeless before moving into CBH’s NoHo Senior Villas. “Living on the street as a senior is no joke.”

King 1101 in the media

Architectural Record highlights the inventive design of King 1101 Apartments as a model that provides social and civic connections.

Partner to fight homelessness

Your end of the year tax-deductible giving will provide real solutions to homelessness in Los Angeles.

2016 highlights

With your support, CBH gave a home to over 300 families in 2016, won bids for two new developments, moved offices, and more.

We’ve moved to North Hollywood!

Our new office address is 11739 Victory Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 91606 – please update your records.

2016 voter information guide for affordable housing

Two Los Angeles City measures will address our homelessness crisis.

Burlington residents and staff hold gardening day

Children learn about water and energy conservation thanks to funds from USGBC.

October updates: development, new staff, welcoming baby

We welcome new staff, new baby; and updates on Immanuel Community Housing, King 1101 Apartments and Holt Family Apartments

Permanent homes provide safety from domestic violence

Stopping the cycle of abuse – a resident’s story of recovery.

CBH receives $125,000 grant to house Angelenos

Grant to increase affordable homes with support services in Los Angeles.

From sleeping in the car to a permanent home

Resident leader describes her family’s life before and after finding a home.

A street artist’s passion for mental health

Artist LeBA, co-creator of the mural at Burlington Apartments, on the healing power of art

July updates and thank yous

Tax credit award for King, CBH in the news, construction progress and more

Profile of board member Marie Rumsey

CBH welcomes new board member Marie Rumsey

Speaking out for affordable homes in California

Residents and staff advocate at the state capitol for more funding to solve homelessness – with videos!

Dwayne’s road to mental health

May is #MentalHealthMonth – Mental illness is a leading cause and effect of homelessness in the United States.

May development and other updates from Clifford Beers Housing

CBH is proud to have won a bid to develop the Locust Ave project for the City of Long Beach. This will create 37 new homes for families with special needs.

Cristian’s corner

Report from the executive director: In 2015 CBH diversified revenue, hired an asset manager, and more transition news.

A renaissance man for Los Angeles

Michael chose his career because he wanted to be involved in development that really helps people. “We are all part of a community,” has says.

New community development in South LA

“King 1101 will alleviate the unmet need for high-quality and affordable homes.”

Funny pages

The zen of laughter

Integrating purpose with successful enterprise

Profile of entrepreneur Shahrouz Golshani, Vice President of the Board

An artist and grandmother’s passion for new neighbors

Jeannie’s story: “People need to be able to live as human beings to move forward.”

End of Year Resident Updates and Holiday Wishes

Thanksgiving community meals and Homewalk 5k to end veteran homelessness.

New Website and Apple Store Giveaway

CBH is excited to launch our new website, and we value your input on it. To enter the giveaway for $100 for the Apple store, just share your opinion by leaving a comment.

Protecting Our Future Through Green Building

Sustainability and water conservation in CBH buildings

Thank You – Spa Giveaway

We are grateful for you, our invaluable friends and supporters. In thanks we are giving away a $100 spa gift certificate!

Thank You – restaurant giveaway

This Thanksgiving, CBH is grateful for you, our invaluable friends and supporters.

Meet Angelica

“To me, having a home means feeling love and peace” – Angelica, age 8

Funder Thank Yous and Project Updates

A huge thank you for our newest grants received from these partners!

Congressman Tony Cardenas Visits

NoHo Senior Villas residents were excited to welcome Representative Tony Cardenas (D-San Fernando Valley) on August 1st. Cardenas spoke with tenants to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Medicare.

CBH Holds Wizard of Oz-Themed Open House for Burlington Family Apartments

Staff and residents celebrate the new building as all apartments are filled

NoHo Villas Resident Has A New Purpose In Life

Zondre ran away from home at the age of 14 and spent three decades on the streets. But her life today is unrecognizable from her early years. In July she traveled to Washington DC to speak with lawmakers about homelessness.

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