In The News
September 10, 2015
SRO Partners with Home Depot for Veteran Housing
The transition from military to civilian life can be a major obstacle for many of our nation’s veterans. The SRO Housing Corporation in Los Angeles is one of the many organizations Team Depot is partnering with around the country to lessen the burden of our homeless veterans by providing clean, safe and affordable housing. The non-profit’s Marshal House, a 72-unit transitional housing facility for homeless veterans, also offers on-site supportive services to help these military heroes transition back into society. Click here to watch the video
Pledge to End Veteran Homelessness - Partners Gather at Rosslyn Hotel Apartments
National and local government officials, non-profit and philanthropic organizations and the local business community came together at SRO Housing Corporation Rosslyn Hotel Apartments to pledge to end veteran homelessness in Los Angeles County by the end of 2015. The United Way/ LA Chamber of Commerce Home For Good Action Plan aims to end veteran homelessness in 2015 and chronic homelessness in 2016.
January 22, 2015
Grand Opening of Rosslyn Hotel Apartments includes Historic Story
SRO Housing Corporation celebrated the Grand Opening of the Rosslyn Hotel Apartments and 30 years of service to Los Angeles. "An Evening at the Historic Rosslyn Hotel" was an invitation-only event that gathered a standing-room only crowd of friends and supporters who enjoyed music, tours and the excitement of experiencing the transformation of a former 'flophouse' into fabulous fully restored historic property. The building provides affordable housing for 264 low-income individuals including homeless veterans.
September 29, 2014
SRO Housing Welcomes Veterans Home to Rosslyn Hotel Apartments
SRO Housing was honored to welcome the first of seventy-five homeless veterans who moved into newly renovated apartments at the Rosslyn Hotel Apartments. "This is our 30th housing site.” Says Anita Nelson, SRO Housing CEO. “The building is a historic treasure that is currently being rehabilitated into 264 beautiful studio apartments. It will be home for 264 homeless and low-income residents.”
SRO Housing Partners with Los Angeles Regional FoodBank
On Thursdays, Korean War Veteran Richard Smith has one thing on his mind: the food delivery from the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank. SRO Housing Corporation partners with the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank, and countless other providers in the community to ensure the needs of our residents are met. According to Charles Wafer, who drives SRO Housing Food Bank program, and distributes an average of 9,000 pounds of food to SRO Housing residents each week, "Hunger is not happening here."
Rosslyn Hotel is Being Transformed
SRO Housing Corporation is nearing completion on a dramatic transformation of the historic Rosslyn Hotel in downtown Los Angeles.
Veterans Affordable Housing
SRO Housing Corporation serves homeless and low income individuals with housing and supportive services.
Contact SRO Housing Corporation for Veterans' eligibility information.
SRO Veterans Transitional Program Helps Formerly Homeless Veteran Rebuild His Life
David Abeyta lost everything. He was homeless and suffering from depression when he found his way to SRO Housing Corporation Veteran's Transitional Program. The program provided housing and personalized supportive services including a caring case manager, Dora Pilcher. Now, David has begun to rebuild his life.
30 Years of Service, Marking a Milestone with Success Stories
Anita U. Nelson, SRO Housing Corporation Chief Executive Officer and the Board of Directors announce a year-long celebration of SRO Housing Corporation 30 years of service to homeless and low income individuals in downtown Los Angeles.
“Many of the people who come to us for housing have lost everything. We become their family,” says Nelson. Stories of formerly homeless men and women who live and work at SRO Housing Corporation in downtown Los Angeles illustrate the impact the organization has. “It is more than a building. It is home. SRO Housing saved my life. I’m grateful.” David Abeyta, Air Force Veteran, resident of Gateways Apartments.
“Homelessness is not only not having a place to go, it is not having a place where people love you and care about you. When I get to move someone into a new home, I get to see a life being changed. I see people begin to feel worthy.” Christopher Sykes, Manager of SRO Housing Renato Apartments.