Non-profit developer Mercy Housing has completed construction of a veteran’s affordable housing complex in El Monte.

The Baldwin Rose development, located on two corners of Baldwin Street between Rose Avenue and Bessie Street, includes 54 apartments for low-income veterans and their families in the San Gabriel Valley.  Plans call for 32 apartments serving families, 22 for homeless veterans, and 19 reserved for persons living with disabilities.  One apartment is set aside as a manger's unit.

Rents range from $497 to $1,100 per month, according to a project application.

TCA Architects designed Baldwin Rose, which offers of a mix of one-, two- and three-bedroom dwellings it Craftsman-style buildings clad with shingle roofing, fiber cement siding, and stone.  The low-rise structures are arranged as a series of row houses fronting Baldwin Avenue.

In addition to housing, the project includes common outdoor spaces such as a tot lot and gardens, as well as a recreation room.

Mercy Housing is also developing affordable and supportive apartments in Pico-Robertson and Downtown Los Angeles.

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