Just south of the intersection of 46th Street and Western Avenue in Vermont Square, the wood frame of a new supportive housing complex from RMG Housing is now complete.

View looking south from 46th and WesternUrbanize LA

Located at 4604 S. Western Avenue, the new development replaces what was a long-abandoned building with will a five-story edifice that will feature 49 studio and one-bedroom apartments. All of the new apartments are to be reserved for formerly homeless persons, save for a manager's unit.

RMG entitled the project using Transit Oriented Communities incentives, permitting no on-site parking and a larger structure than otherwise permitted by base zoning.

E.D.D.G., Inc. is designing 4604 Western, which is depicted in a rendering as a contemporary low-rise structure, similar to other affordable and market-rate developments built nearby.

4604-4612 S. Western Avenue. Image via Google Maps.

The Western Avenue development will include on-site services provided by Homeless Healthcare of Los Angeles, as well as a community room and computer lab for use by residents and neighbors, according to a project landing page on the RMG Housing website.

RMG Housing is developing a number of similar supportive housing projects on sites located throughout South Los Angeles.

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