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Basics (identity, adress, bankaccount etc) – Food – Shelter, Special Situation (college student, disability, teenager, senior citizen, minority, homeless with childeren etc.) – Medical – Transportation – Income – Housekeeping – Long term fixes (Advice/tips) – Other Resources (salvation army).101 Resources if you are flat broke Living cash only and debt free

Los Angeles Housing Department

Los Angeles Housing Department



If you need assistance, please call our toll-free hotline at (866) 557-RENT [7368] or visit one of our Public Counters listed below.

All Los Angeles Housing + Community Investment Department (HCIDLA) offices are closed on City holidays. Hours of operation for each office are listed below.

Google map of all HCIDLA office locations

Central Regional Office
3550 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1500
Los Angeles, CA 90010
(map | on Wilshire Blvd., one block west of Normandie Ave.)
Hours: Open Monday through Friday, 9 am to 4 pm
Parking: Pay parking structure: enter from Ardmore Ave. (Sorry, validations are not available.)
Metro Rail: One block west of Wilshire/Normandie Station (Purple Line)
Metro Rapid 720; Local 20, 206

East Regional Office
2215 N. Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90031
(map | on Broadway between Avenue 22 and Avenue 24 in Lincoln Heights)
Hours: Open Monday through Friday, 9 am to 4 pm
Parking: Metered street parking and metered lot on Avenue 24
  Metro Rapid 751; Local 2845, 83, 251
LADOT: DASH Lincoln Heights/Chinatown Route

North Regional Office
6640 Van Nuys Blvd.
Van Nuys, CA  91405
(map | on Van Nuys Blvd., between Vanowen St. and Kittridge St.)
Hours: Open Monday through Friday, 9 am to 4 pm
Parking: Free lot adjacent to building
  Metro Rapid 761; Local 165233

South Regional Office
690 Knox St., Suite 125
Torrance, CA  90502 (located in the City of Los Angeles with a Torrance mailing address)
(map | on Knox St., east of Vermont Ave., southwest of the I-110/I-405 freeway interchange)
Hours: Open Monday through Friday, 9 am to 4 pm
Parking: Free lot adjacent to building
  Metro Local 205; Local/Express 550
Torrance Transit: Route 1

West Regional Office
1645 Corinth Ave., Suite 104
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(map | at the West LA Civic Center on Corinth Ave., south of Santa Monica Blvd. & two blocks west of the I-405 freeway)
Hours: Open Monday through Friday, 9 am to 4 pm
Parking: Metered street parking available nearby
  Metro Local 4
Santa Monica Big Blue Bus: Lines 1, 4

Mark Ridley-Thomas Constituent Service Center

8475 S. Vermont Ave., 2nd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90044
(map | on Vermont Ave., one block north of Manchester Ave.)
Hours: Open Tuesday & Thursday only, 9 am to 4 pm – Closed from Noon to 1 pm.
Parking: Small metered lot adjacent to building
  Metro Rapid 754; Local 115, 204; Local/Express 442
LADOT: DASH Vermont/Main Route

Main Office
1200 W. 7th St., 1st Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90017
(map | in the Garland Center building on 7th St., three blocks west of Figueroa St.; public entrance located near the building’s flagpoles)
Hours: Open Monday through Friday, 9 am to 4 pm
Parking: Pay parking structure; enter from 7th Street (Sorry, validations are not available.)
Metro Rail: Three blocks west of 7th St/Metro Center Station (Blue, ExpoPurple, Red Lines).
Metro Local 51, 52, 352

FamilySource Centers:

FamilySource Centers located throughout the city of Los Angeles serve, assist and support residents in their local neighborhoods and communities. Each center offers a variety of educational, family, child and youth services including counseling, cultural, recreational and after school activities onsite or nearby through referrals. Special services include financial counseling and tax preparation, ESL classes, and food distribution. The centers are also available for community meetings, special events and volunteer opportunities. The specific services at each center vary according to the needs of the local community. Please contact the center in your neighborhood for a list of current services, programs and events.


Lucille Beserra Roybal FSC (City-Managed)
2130 East First Street
Los Angeles, CA 90033
(323) 526-9301
TDD/TTY (323) 526-3033

El Centro de Ayuda Corporation
1972 E. Cesar Chavez Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90033
(323) 265-9228


New Economics for Women
21400 Saticoy Street
Canoga Park, CA 91305
(818) 887-3872


Cypress Park FSC (City-Managed)
929 Cypress Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90065
(323) 226-1682
TDD/TTY (323) 276-3017


El Centro del Pueblo
1157 Lemoyne Street
Los Angeles, CA 90026
(213) 483-6335


Youth Policy Institute
1075 N Western Avenue, Suite 110
Los Angeles, CA 90029
(323) 836-0055


Barrio Action Youth and Family Center
4927 Huntington Drive, Suite 200
Los Angeles, CA 90032
(323) 221-0779


Tom Bradley FSC (City-Managed)
5213 West Pico Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90019-4041
(323) 692-0669


El Nido Family Centers
11243 Glenoaks Boulevard, Suite 3
Pacoima, CA 91331
(818) 896-7776

New Economics for Women
6931 Van Nuys Blvd. Suite 201
Van Nuys, CA 91406
(818) 786-4098

    255 E. 28th St.
    Los Angeles, CA 90011
    (213) 747-4046

    Coalition of Mental Health Professionals, Inc.
    9219 S. Broadway
    Los Angeles, CA 90003
    (323) 777-3120

  •  SOUTWEST LOS ANGELES LOCATIONS1736 Family Crisis Center
    2116 Arlington Avenue
    Los Angeles, CA 90018
    (323) 737-3900

    Community Build

    8730 South Vermont Avenue
    Los Angeles, CA 90044
    (323) 789-9950

Bradley Milken FSC (City-Managed)
1773 East Century Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90002-3051
(213) 473-3607
TDD/TTY (213) 473-3788

Watts Labor Community Action Committee (WLCAC)
958 East 108th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90059
(323) 249-7552


Latino Resource Organization, Inc.
5075 South Slauson Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90230
(310) 391-3457


Central City Neighborhood Partners
501 South Bixel Street
Los Angeles, CA 90017
(213) 482-8618


Toberman Neighborhood Center
131 North Grand Avenue
San Pedro, CA 90731
(310) 832-1145 ext.106


Oakwood Family Resource Center
Children’s Bureau
3910 Oakwood Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90004
(323) 953-7356