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Glendale City Council Addressing the Subject of Rent Control

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Glendale, CA – Tuesday, November 13 at 6 PM, the Glendale City Council will be addressing the subject of rent control during their meeting. The meeting will take into consideration the previously held discussions on the consideration of an ordinance establishing a program of residential rent control/rent stabilization, which can be found here https://www.ci.glendale.ca.us/…/CC_HA_1113…/CC_8a_111318.pdf. Therefore, the ANCA Glendale Chapter urges all property owners, real estate agents, tenants, landlords, and all other members of the community interested in the matter to attend the Glendale City Council meeting to learn about the recent developments. The Glendale City Council meeting can also be watched live online: https://www.glendaleca.gov/…/managem…/gtv6/live-video-stream This meeting will be an essential factor in the final decision-making process for rent control by the Glendale City Council. 

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City Accepting Applications for Affordable Housing Lottery

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Glendale, CA – The City of Glendale is accepting applications for an affordable housing lottery until November 27. Thirty-one affordable housing are available. The units are spread out across five locations in the City. Twelve very low income units are available at The Link at 3901 – 3915 San Fernando Rd. Five very low income units are available at 507 – 525 W Colorado St. Another eight very low income units are available 515 W Broadway. Five more very low income units are available at 1407 W Glenoaks Blvd. One low income unit is available at 518 Glenwood Rd. Those interested in applying for the lottery can find the application at five locations around the city. Those locations include: Armenian Relief Society, 517 W. Glenoaks Blvd.,…

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Glendale to Open Lottery Application for 31 Affordable Housing Units

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Glendale, CA – On Tuesday, October 23, the City of Glendale announced a multi-project affordable rental housing lottery for 31 affordable units in Glendale. Five project sites are included in this lottery. Twelve very low income units are available at The Link at 3901 – 3915 San Fernando Rd. Five very low income units are available at 507 – 525 W Colorado St. Another eight very low income units are available 515 W Broadway. Five more very low income units are available at 1407 W Glenoaks Blvd. One low income unit is available at 518 Glenwood Rd. Of those 31 units, 22 are one bedroom, seven are two bedroom, and two are three bedroom. A full list of income requirements are provided in the table…

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Exercise Your Right to Vote and Party

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  Glendale, CA – On November 6, 2018, the Armenian National Committee of America’s Professional Network in collaboration with the Armenian National Committee of America – Glendale Chapter will be organizing an Election Night Watch Party for the mid-term elections.   The watch party will be taking place at the Glendale Youth Center (211 W. Chestnut St., Glendale, 92104) beginning at 6:30 pm. Polls will be closing at 8 pm that day. Make sure to come on by to watch the results with other young professionals.   Regardless of which side of the political spectrum you land on, it’s vital that we’re engaged in our nation’s political process.    There will also be tacos and drinks. For additional information or questions, please email info@ancawr.org

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ANCA-WR Issues General Election Endorsements

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GLENDALE, CA – The Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region released this week its list endorsements for the upcoming November 6 General Election. As a reminder, polls will open at 7am and close at 8pm in California. California residents should visit http://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/ for questions or may call the ANCA-WR office at 818-500-1918 for more information. The deadline to register to vote for the November general election is October 22, 2018. Voters may request vote-by-mail ballots before October 30, 2018. To review the ANCA Congressional Endorsements, visit: https://anca.org/anca-congressional-endorsements-2018/ To review the ANCA Congressional Report Cards, visit: https://anca.org/report-card. The Armenian National Committee of America-Western Region is the largest and most influential Armenian American grassroots advocacy organization in the Western United States. Working in coordination with a network…

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ANCA-Glendale Endorses Measure S

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  GLENDALE, CA – After careful consideration and meetings organized with various members of the Glendale City Council and city staff, the Armenian National Committee of America – Glendale Chapter on Friday announced its endorsement of the Glendale Quality of Life & Essential Services Protection Measure, also known as Measure S. Measure S was unanimously voted by Glendale City Council on July 17, 2018 to be on the November 6 ballot. If approved, Measure S would enact a 0.75% local sales tax, which would generate approximately $30 million each year in dedicated, local, City-administered funds. Over the last two weeks, the ANCA-Glendale Chapter Board has been meeting with numerous city council members and city staff to thoroughly discuss the measure and its impact on the city….

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ANCA-WR and Glendale Extend Resources to GUSD –Meet with GUSD Superintendent and School Board President

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GLENDALE – The Armenian National Committees of America – Glendale Chapter and Western Region have extended their resources and services to the Glendale Unified School District (GUSD) Board of Education and Superintendent of Schools to help relieve circumstances that may have contributed to the fight between dozens of students at Hoover High School a week earlier. The ANCA – Glendale and Western Region representatives met with the School Board President Mr. Greg  Krikorian and the Superintendent of Schools Dr. Winfred B. Roberson & GTA president Taline Arsenian on Wednesday, October 10 to learn more about the incident and about what actions were being taken by the School District to ensure the safety of the students, prevent the reoccurrence of violence, and offer the support of the…

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Glendale City Council Approves Artsakh Ave. Renaming

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Glendale CA – On Tuesday, June 12 Glendale City Council passed a resolution renaming the two blocks of Maryland Avenue between Wilson Avenue and Harvard Street to Artsakh Avenue. Mayor Sinanyan, Councilmembers Najarian, Gharpetian and Agajanian voted for, while Councilmember Devine abstained. The Council also passed a resolution authorizing limited reimbursements of specified costs associated with the street name change, and appropriated $131,000 to address the fiscal impact. The Armenian National Committee of America Glendale Chapter (ANCA Glendale) expressed strong support of the resolution and urged city staff to assist the business community with the financial impact of the street name change. While speaking in front of the Council on Tuesday evening Community Outreach Director Margarita Baghdasaryan stated that, “The name Artsakh has a historical…

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