Welcome to ELACC

Join us on Thursday, June 25th for the next Gentrification Dialogue Series on land use. RSVP by clicking the image above.

In this session we will discuss the work around land use and community planning. We will discuss and brainstorm how we as a community can hold private and public agencies accountable and have residents authentically included in planning and visioning sessions.

Real Estate Development

Our Real Estate Development Department is a core program for ELACC that works to fill the need for quality affordable rental and for-sale housing in Boyle Heights and Unincorporated East Los Angeles for very-low and low-income families. The housing we develop improves the quality of life for residents and increases pride through community engagement, while providing a built-in network of support for families and their children.

Community Wealth

The wealth gap between Latino families and other Americans has never been starker. According to the Pew Research Center, the average Latino family lost 2/3 of its wealth between 2005 and 2009 due to the housing crisis. The goal of the Community Wealth department is to fix the gap by fostering self-sufficient households with the promotion of wealth and asset building in East Los Angeles through financial

Today is the day! The 4th annual Taste of Boyle Heights is finally here!

Due to weather conditions we have moved the location to the iconic Casa del Mexicano located on 2900 Calle Pedro Infante. There is still time to purchase your tickets (CLICK the flyer) . Although the event is a fundraiser the concert portion is free and open to the public! Join us today in celebrating our 20th anniversary. ‪#‎Elacc20th‬ ‪#‎BoyleHeights‬ ‪#‎LArain‬
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We look forward to celebrating with you!

Community Organizing

ELACC’s community organizing work is fighting the displacement of families by building grassroots leadership, social consciousness, and community-driven development. Our organizing work focuses on leadership development and community empowerment by facilitating civic engagement with Boyle Heights’ low-income residents, with the goal of advocating for responsible urban and economic development that benefits existing residents.

Tenant Services

Since 2007, our Tenant Services programs have focused on helping our clients better address their day-to-day struggles, whether there is a lack of affordable childcare options, poor English skills or isolation in their community. Each year, the department serves over 300 tenants at five affordable housing sites in both English and Spanish.