Marv’s Place Gets Homeless Families Off The Streets of Pasadena and Into Permanent Housing

Marv’s Place Gets Homeless Families Off The Streets of Pasadena and Into Permanent Housing The years-long project, located on the northwest corner of North Mar Vista Avenue and Union Street, is an ambitious effort spearheaded by the City and other local organizations with a common goal and determination to combat chronic homelessness one family at at time. “Marv’s Place is a model effort on a number of levels. It is the first affordable housing development specifically designed for formerly homeless... continue reading »"Marv’s Place Gets Homeless Families Off The Streets of Pasadena and Into Permanent Housing"

Pasadena leads way in finding homes for the homeless

Pasadena leads way in finding homes for the homeless Dorothy Edwards, formerly homeless in Pasadena for four years, now has a home, thanks to help from city officials and nonprofit organizations. (Staff photo by Sarah Reingewirtz) What can others in Southern California learn from Pasadena’s work that led it to have the highest reduction of homelessness among 32 major American cities? In a word, collaboration. It wasn’t just a newly redoubled effort on the part of public officials within City... continue reading »"Pasadena leads way in finding homes for the homeless"