Proposed housing developments in East Hollywood, Reseda, and Westlake are poised to receive more than $57 million in federal funding, according to notices circulated by the City of Los Angeles.
The first, the Santa Monica & Vermont Apartments, would rise above the intersection and subway station of the same name. Little Tokyo Service Center is planning the construction of a six-story structure containing 187 studio, one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments - reserved for households earning at or below 30 and 50 percent of the area median income - above approximately 20,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space and basement parking for 69 vehicles.
The Koning Eizenberg-designed development would set aside up to 6,000 square feet of ground-floor space for a health center, 5,000 square feet for community rooms and social services, and up to 10,000 square feet for general retail.
LTSC is seeking $23.8 million in federal funding for the project, which would be distributed in 15 annual installments of nearly $1.58 million.
In the San Fernando Valley, a proposed senior affordable housing development behind the Reseda Theater is is in line to receive up to $3.56 million in federal funds.
The project, slated for a vacant City-owned lot at 7219-77227 N. Canby Avenue, calls for the construction of a four-story edifice featuring 26 one- and two- bedroom apartments for homeless and formerly homeless seniors. Other proposed features include a kitchen, a gym, a community room, a courtyard, and on-site parking for six vehicles.
As of 2018, the project was being developed by Thomas Safran & Associates and designed by WHA.
The proposed apartment complex is part of a larger plan to restore and reactivate the late 1940s Reseda Theater.
Meta Housing Corporation is seeking approximately $12.2 million in funds for the developement of Westlake 619, a proposed supportive housing project which would rise on City-owned land at 619-633 S. Westlake Avenue.
The proposed six-story buildings would consist of 78 one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments - featuring 39 for homeless households and 47 for low-income households - in addition to on-site amenities and services.
A few blocks away on the south side of MacArthur Park, non-profit developer Abode Communities is seeking $17.9 million in federal funding for the Grandview Apartments.
The project, slated to replacing 18 duplexes at 714-760 S. Grand View Street, would consist of a six-story building featuring 53 one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments. The housing would be priced at the low-, very low-, and extremely low-income levels, with 54 apartments reserved for homeless and chronically homeless persons.
- Vermont/Santa Monica Station (Urbanize LA)
- Reseda Theater Senior Housing (Urbanize LA)
- Westlake 619 (Urbanize LA)
- Grandview Apartments (Urbanize LA)
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