City Council Commits $1.3 Million to GCC for Housing

Thanks to financial help from the city, Glendale Community College will be able to include housing financial assistance among its other offerings under its Fresh Success programming.
The City Council committed $1.309 million in funding to GCC at a special meeting this week, held jointly with the city’s Housing Authority. The money comes from the city’s Measure S sales tax and is being transmitted through that fund’s newly created Low Income Student Rental Assistance Program. The college is essentially being contracted to run that program.
“The bulk of the program — approximately 98% of it — is going to be given to the responsibility of GCC to administer it,” explained Peter Zovak, the city’s assistance director of community development.

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