About 250 attendees were served soup by local mayors and city officials and heard the testimonial of a once homeless single mother of two and a presentation by the LAHSA Commissioner.
The Council also changed City Hall business hours and passed new city meeting procedures.
The City Council will go with a project from American Family Housing and National CORE.
A 107-year-old bungalow in Ramona Park offers prospective renovators a glimpse of the possible.
For the elderly, affordable housing in Alhambra is often a far-off dream with long waiting lists. The supply is not keeping up with the demand.
The city decided to gauge interest from multiple developers after another organization expressed interest in turning a city parking lot in downtown Alhambra into affordable housing.
The City Council heard a presentation on a potential 40-unit affordable housing development in downtown Alhambra.
Event draws many struggling to avoid homelessness, while Mayor Adele Andrade-Stadler and Councilmember Ross Maza join the
break out discussions.
The housing forum, taking place on Thursday, will highlight the experiences of Asian immigrants who struggle with affordable housing.
After a corporate takeover, rent hikes pushed tenants out of downtown Alhambra apartments built by a former Alhambra mayor. One of those former tenants, Bud Taylor, is now speaking out about rent control.