We envision neighborhoods where everyone feels safe at all times. This vision is possible when we develop community partnerships based on trust and cooperation between satety officials and the public. 

Strategic Goals of the Neighborhoods Working Group

  • Reduce and end local homelessness
  • Preserve, maintain and expand supply of affordable housing
  • Focus resources on sustainable neighborhood infrastructure




Accomplished neighborhood revitalization and affordable housing leader with extensive expertise in collective impact, place-based initiatives, underwriting, financial reporting, project management in both the private and public sector, Erich Yost is an expert proficiency in financial reporting, process and policy development, organizational development, problem resolution, risk management and competitive market analysis. He is internal and external client focus-driven leader able to successfully orchestrate complex relationships and work environments to produce continuous improvement in performance and results. He additonally build top performing teams and provide staff with the leadership, resources and motivation to achieve goals. Implement advanced analytical and problem-solving skills to identify, report and effectively address business, financial, operational and relationship/partnership issues.



The Actor’s Fund

Hollywood Community Housing Corporation (HCHC)

Korean Churches for Community Development (KCCD)

Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC)

McCormack Baron Salazar (MBS)

Partnering for Change (PFC)


Pico-Union Housing Corporation (PUHC)

East Hollywood Neighborhood Council (EHNC)

Los Angeles County

Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD)

Salvadoran American Leadership & Educational Fund (SALEF)

Central Hollywood Neighborhood Council (CHNC)