Del Richardson & Associates, Inc. (DRA)

A National Leader in Right of Way, Public Affairs, Housing Programs and Workforce Development.

A National Leader in Right of Way, Public Affairs, Housing Programs and Workforce Development

 Del Richardson & Associates, Inc. (DRA) is a boutique consulting firm versed in complex processes that involve multi-disciplinary, distributed teams, uniquely skilled to provide high quality services to public, private, and non-profit agencies in the areas of Right of Way, Public Affairs, Housing Programs, Business solutions, and Workforce Development.

WHO WE ARE

A few things we’re great at

DRA’s staff of experienced personnel offers a wide range of services and is capable of handling from the simplest to the most complex requirements throughout a project’s life cycle in an efficient and professional manner. Learn more about our Core Services by clicking on each title or by visiting our  Services  page.

Public Affairs

With a proven track record of successfully navigating private sector, public benefit, and governmental agency clients through the complexities of stakeholder consensus building, DRA’s clients benefit from the firm’s tailored approach to strategic planning for an effective community outreach and public relations strategy that fosters consistent communication and the collective exploration of ideas.

Right of Way

As a national leader in relocation assistance (RSO, State and Federal) with a long and rich history specializing in solving complex and egregious displacement, DRA’s well-seasoned right of way professionals are experienced in all phases of right of way, but are EXPERTS in providing essential services to displaced persons in low income, minority communities and businesses that are diverse in type, use, and size that have been affected by transits infrastructure development projects.

Housing Programs

In addition to changing the face of Section 8 for landlords and tenants by making the process more user friendly and less time consuming, DRA also designs empowerment programs for low income people with challenges, as well as, offers landlord concierge and tenant/landlord matching services.

Workforce Development

As a firm that fosters an environment of growth and collaboration, linking solutions across the company, community, and within the industries we serve, DRA offers recruiting services, job coordinator services, employee/employer matching, and job training coordination services for clients seeking to hire and train workers who live within Economically Disadvantaged Areas close to the client project site.

Business Solutions

DRA provides assistance to businesses in the right of way during construction and post construction

Congratulations to the Metro Business Solution Center !

Metro’s Business Solution Center (BSC) provides hands-on business assistance and support services to small businesses along the Crenshaw/LAX corridor during the four-year term of the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project. Small businesses along the corridor have access to the BSC for business and technical assistance including business development services and referrals to partnering business resource providers.

LEARN MORE

A few of our projects

From conceptual planning, to start-up and execution, DRA focuses on understanding each project’s character and goals, always remaining sensitive to the budget, schedule, stakeholders, and impacted community.  Learn more about our current and past projects by visiting our Projects page.

METRO Westside

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority is constructing a 3.9 mile heavy rail line – Westside Purple Line Subway Extension Project – Section 1 –

Jordan Downs Housing

The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) plans to revitalize the Jordan Downs community, a 670 unit public housing community for recreation and enrichment.

City of Inglewood

One of the primary project goals was to work in partnership with residents, the business community, public agencies, and community organizations in the revitalization of the project area. A number of public meetings were held to hear the collective concerns and recommendations of the community.

Client Testimonials

Don’t take our word for it – here’s what our clients say:

 DRA moved swiftly and the follow up was impeccable. We appreciated the details offered to each of our requests to find a young person a space to live and have continued to appreciate the landlords that DRA connected our organization with. DRA is committed to supporting the community and building the unity within a community, one home at a time. 

Amanda De Loera-Morales

Wellnest (formerly Los Angeles Child Guidance Clinic)

In order to achieve the success…, we needed to make sure that we touched ALL members of the community; and, we did so thorugh active outreach, and I want to commend Del Richardson & Associates & her staff. 

Sean Strawbridge

Port of Corpus Christi

Del Richardson & Associates have provided relocation services to the LACMTA Real Estate Department for many years. Their services have been exceptional and dependable. DRA is very knowledgeable of the relocation policies and procedures and we feel comfortable that they will accomplish their work assignments in a timely and professional manner and in accordance with federal, state and local procedures.

Velma Marshall

Metro

 There was a lot of education so that folks would understand the entire picture before they made their choice.  That’s what we all tried to do; that’s what Del and DRA tried to do, and, I think, with some great success, because, now, the program is over, [there are] a lot of happy folks- A LOT of happy folks.

Errol Summerlin

Civil Rights Attorney

 We had our contacts with Del Richardson & Associates’ staff; they were always helpful.  We got through every one of those particular relocations, out with success. 

Faryce Macon-Goode

Realtor

The program changed my life.  Working with the DRA was very satisfying.  I mean, it was, at the end of this stretch, I have nothing but nice things to say about these people.  They were always pleasant, and they always had time to make answers for me, to tell me what was going on…  The best thing that the DRA did, was, they gave us the tools to be able to improve ourselves. 

Amanda De Loera-Morales

Wellnest (formerly Los Angeles Child Guidance Clinic)

Contact us

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