Aletheia Broom


Aletheia Broom
Director of Housing Assistance

Aletheia Broom joined the Los Angeles County Development Authority as the Director for the Housing Assistance Division effective Monday, August 22, 2022.

Aletheia began her career with the Los Angeles County Development Authority in 2011, working several different roles as a Case Manager, VASH Coordinator, and Unit Supervisor overseeing the Shelter Plus Care, Continuum of Care (CoC) and Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS (HOPWA) Programs. 

Aletheia left the agency in 2017 to further her career as an advocate for housing homeless Transitional Age Youth (TAY) and other underserved urban populations. She served as Safe Haven Director for the Covenant Housing of California. Alethia spearheaded all day-to-day operations of the emergency shelter and outreach program and participated in statewide and national advocacy efforts to address issues surrounding youth homelessness and the need for wraparound services to support transitional age youth. She also had direct oversight of a Human Trafficking grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to address and change the perception of  sexually exploited youth.

In 2020, Aletheia moved on to become the Assistant Director of Interim Housing for The People Concern, a non-profit organization. As the Assistant Director, she assisted with orchestrating housing solutions at one of Los Angeles County’s largest social services agencies that provides a fully integrated system of care for the homeless and those affected by domestic violence.

Aletheia has shown to be an effective partner in addressing homelessness in LA County, as demonstrated in her work experience, and remains committed towards these efforts. She is a champion in trauma-informed care and is dedicated to ensuring equity and inclusion in employment opportunities and programmatically.

Aletheia holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from California State University, San Bernardino and a Master’s in Public Administration from the Sol Price School of Public Policy at University of Southern California. She also participated in a Racial and Equity Fellowship with Social Justice Partners.