LAHD has a rich history dating back to 1990 when the Housing Preservation and Production Department was established to respond to community advocacy for a new department that would focus on and address the growing shortage of affordable housing in the City. This section includes everything you wanted to know about us: where we came from, who we are, what we do and where we are going.
Where did we come from, who are we at our core and what do we hope to achieve? These are some of the questions we address in this section. We invite you to browse through our history, mission and core values that shape our programs and services for City of Los Angeles residents.
What we do
We encourage you to learn about our programs, where our funding comes from and what successes and challenges we have encountered along the way.
Meet our leadership
We are proud to introduce our leadership team that has always led by example with a strong commitment to improving quality of life for all Angelenos. We invite you to learn about who they are, what they do and what they hope to accomplish.
You will find the latest news and how we are working to address pressing housing issues such as homelessness, helping veterans and assisting people living with HIV/AIDS.
The City of Los Angeles is the second-largest municipal government in the United States and employs over 50,000 in a wide variety of jobs. For available and upcoming career opportunities see the City’s website https://www.lacity.org/jobs/find-job-city
Below are the current open career opportunities available at LAHD.
We are here to serve you and always strive to improve our services so you can get what you need when you need it. Here are the many ways you can contact us for any questions you may have or help you may need. Contact us today. We look forward to hearing from you.