This week, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced $825 million in funding for new affordable and permanent supportive housing developments across the state. The money, which will go toward 58 communities and created a total of 9,550 new homes, comes through a new streamlined application process geared toward accelerating new projects and cutting costs.
In a statement, Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass indicated that $196.2 million of that total is set to go towards 27 projects located within the City and County of Los Angeles. Those include:
The project from Abode Communities, Mercy Housing, and LA Family Housing a four-story apartment building consisting of 99 apartments for unhoused persons, one manager's unit, and parking for 11 vehicles at street level to 21300 Devonshire Street in Chatsworth. The state award includes $13.7 million in funding.
910 Wetherly Drive
Planned by West Hollywood Community Housing Corporation, the project would bring 89 units for low- and moderate-income households to a site at 910 Wetherly Drive in the City of West Hollywood. WHCHC was awarded $4.3 million by the state.
West LA VA - MacArthur Field B
Core Affordable Housing, LLC
Core Affordable Housing, LLC has secured $21.8 million in funding for a new supportive housing for veterans at Macarthur Field B at the massive VA Campus. Plans call for a total of 75 apartments - including 74 units for formerly homeless veterans.
Red Tail Crossing
Now under construction at 8333 Airport Boulevard, the new development from Community Corp. of Santa Monica, the project will consist of a new four-story edifice featuring 102 one-, two-, and three-bedroom residential units. The state has awarded $6.5 million to the project.
1634 20th Street
Los Angeles-based non-profit Venice Community Housing Corp. is set to receive nearly $4.3 million from the state for its new apartment building at 1634 20th Street in the City of Santa Monica. The proposed project would consist of a new seven-story edifice featuring 78 apartments above subterranean parking for 26 vehicles.
In Wilmington, Flyaway Homes and Holos Communities are slated to receive $13.8 million in state funds for 828 Anaheim Street, a proposed modular five-story, 50-unit apartment building.
Flyaway Homes and Holos Communities will also receive $11.3 million for a second Wilmington project - a proposed 40-unit apartment complex at 728 Lagoon Avenue.
Days after setting the ball in motion for new bond financing, Abode Communities has been awarded $1.5 million for Western Landing, a proposed 81-unit supportive housing complex at 25820 S. Western Avenue in Harbor City.
Baldwin Park Affordable Housing
In the City of Baldwin Park, the Cesar Chavez Foundation is poised for $2.8 million in state funds for a new project which would bring 51 apartments to a site located at 4109 and 4113 Downing Avenue.
87th & Western
Innovative Housing Opportunities and EAH Housing are slated for $7.5 million in state funding for 87th & Western, a proposed 168-unit apartment complex which would rise just south of Manchester Avenue in South Los Angeles.
Abode Communities is set for $3.8 million in funding for Chavez Gardens, a proposed project which would bring 110 apartments and 3,000 square feet of ground-floor commercial space to a Metro-owned site at 2518-2536 E Cesar E Chavez Avenue in Boyle Heights.
A Community of Friends will receive $2.3 million for Estrella Azul, a proposed expansion of the historic Las Palomas property at 2201 E. 1st Street in Boyle Heights, which would add a new four-story structure featuring 80 apartments and supportive services in a basement level.
Nearly $5 million has been awarded to a development team led by Thomas Safran & Associates for the construction of Watts Station, a proposed project next to the Metro stop of the same name. The funding will go toward the construction of 87 residential units.
L.A. Family Housing is slated for $23.9 million in funding for The Pano, a proposed adaptive reuse project which would convert at motel at 8209 N. Sepulveda Boulevard in Panorama City into 91 homes.
Abbey Road, Inc. has been awarded almost $3.8 million for construction of The Rigby, a proposed four-story building featuring 64 apartments at 15314 W. Rayen Street in the North Hills community.
Jordan Downs Phase S6
The Michaels Organization will receive $6.5 million for Phase S6 of the Jordan Downs redevelopment, creating a total of 100 new homes. The overall $1-billion plan for the public housing complex will ultimately result in the construction of 1,400 residential units - double the 700 which previously stood on the site.
The state has awarded $6.7 million to National CORE and Prima Development for construction of a new 140-unit senior affordable housing complex at 4610 Santa Ana Street in the City of Cudahy.
The Locke Lofts, a 150-unit complex which represents the latest phase of the massive Enlightenment Plaza project from Flexible PSH Solutions, was awarded $6.9 million in funding.
Prisma Artist Lofts
National CORE will receive just over $4.5 million for the Prisma Artist Lofts, a proposed 75-unit complex which would rise at 501 E. Mission Boulevard in Pomona.
Union at Echo Park
The state has awarded $4.5 million to Related California for Union at Echo Park, a new 108-unit housing complex which would rise from a city-owned property just south of Sunset Boulevard along the east side of Glendale Boulevard.
Metro at Florence
Meta Housing Corp. will see $6.6 million in funding for Metro at Florence, a project which calls for redeveloping the Florence Car Wash at 7220 Maie Avenue in Florence-Firestone with 160 apartments.
Manchester Urban Homes
Abode Communities and Neighborhood Housing Services of L.A. County have been awarded nearly $3.9 million would rise from a 2.7 acres of land at the northwest corner of 88th Street and Broadway. Plans call for the construction of total of 122 residential units
Downtown Women's Center
A planned expansion of the Downtown Women's Center, which would build 98 apartments on a parking lot at 5th and San Pedro Streets, was awarded nearly $4.1 million in state funding.
The Weingart Center has secured nearly $2 million in funding for a new project which would bring 52 apartments to a site at 7024 S. Broadway in South Los Angeles.
Menlo Avenue Apartments
The state has awarded $3 million to Omni America, LLC for the construction of the Menlo Avenue Apartments, which would bring 128 residential units to a site at 1224 Menlo Avenue in Pico-Union.
Harmony Senior Housing
A team led by Domus Development will receive $3.6 million from the state for the Harmony Senior Apartments, a proposed project with 84 residential units.
Brilliant Corners has received almost $2.6 million for the construction of Toyon Gardens, a 78-unit housing complex in the City of Gardena.
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