“Home Means Everything”: Crystal’s Story
August 27, 2023
Hear how much VCH housing services have meant to one of our beloved residents–Crystal–and the cat that means the world to her.
Permanent Supportive Housing
June 22, 2023
Venice Community Housing manages 250+ units of housing, many of which are Permanent Supportive Housing, or “PSH” units. Permanent Supportive Housing is a combination of affordable housing and supportive services that allows formerly unhoused residents to process and recover from trauma, stabilize their health, and focus on growth and future goals.
May 23, 2023
Venice Community Housing adopted the Housing First model 10+ years ago. This evidence-based framework recognizes that secure housing is a necessary first step towards permanently ending an individual’s experience with homelessness. Because of this, a core principle of Housing First is that housing should not be conditional on any readiness requirements.
April 19, 2023
Since its founding, Venice Community Housing has stood firmly against the criminalization of homelessness and poverty. Sweeping, ticketing, and otherwise penalizing people who are experiencing homelessness creates further trauma without addressing our affordable housing crisis in any meaningful way.