At its meeting this week, the Los Angeles City Planning Commission is scheduled to take up consideration of Sun Commons, a proposed affordable housing development in the San Fernando Valley.

The project from non-profit developer Abbey Road, Inc. calls for replacing five single-family homes and two school buildings at the intersection of Clybourn Avenue and Dubnoff Way with a four-story, 103-unit apartment complex catering to households making at or below 30 and 60 percent of the area median income.  The low-rise structure would sit atop a single level of basement parking, offering accommodations for up to 106 vehicles.

Designed by KFA Architecture, Sun Commons would have a V-shaped footprint, with apartments wrapping a central courtyard area.  Floor plans also show other open spaces to be located on outdoor terrace levels atop the building.

A staff report to the Planning Commission recommends that the project should be approved.

The Sun Commons development has previously been budgeted at $53 million.

Abbey Road, based out of North Hills, works in partnerhsip with its sister organization Penny Lane Centers to build supportive housing for low-income and homeless.

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