In a series of votes yesterday, the Los Angeles City Council approved the issuance of more than $275 million in bonds for the construction of eight affordable housing developments in Central Los Angeles, the South Bay, South Los Angeles, and the Eastside.

The projects, which will create a combined total of 710 residential units, include:

McDaniel House

Rendering of McDaniel HouseDaylight Community Development

Daylight Community Development is slated to receive up to $13,437,000 in bond financing for the construction of McDaniel House, a proposed 47-unit supportive housing complex in Harvard Heights.

A rendering of the proposed project depicts a contemporary four-story structured located at 1043 S. Harvard Boulevard, where it would replace a pair of single-family homes.

Washington Arts Collective

Rendering of the Washington Arts CollectiveY&M Architects

In Mid-City, the Council approved the release of up to $31 million in bonds to Meta Housing Corp. for the construction of the Washington Arts Collective.

The proposed development, which would replace city-owned parking lots at 4600 and 4601 W. Washington Boulevard, calls for the construction of two four-story buildings containing a total of 56 apartments, including one manager's unit, 20 units set aside for formerly homeless families and individuals, and 35 units reserved for low-income families.

Westlake 619

619 S Westlake AvenueGoogle Street View

A second project from Meta, planned just east of MacArthur Park, is poised to receive approximately $32.8 million in bond financing.

The Westlake 619 apartments, named for their proposed location on a city-owned property at 619 S. Westlake Avenue, would include 78 units of affordable and permanent supportive housing.

The Brine

Rendering of The BrineTogawa Smith Martin

The Brine, a proposed development near L.A. County + USC Medical Center in Lincoln Heights, has been approved for the issuance of just over $32 million in bonds.

The project, which is being developed by Culver City-based Decro Corp., calls for the construction of a mixed-use complex at 3000 N. Main Street featuring 97 units of affordable and supporting housing, as well as a market, medical offices, and a clinic.

Togawa Smith Martin is designing the proposed apartment complex, which is named in reference to the former occupant of the development site - the A 1 Eastern Homemade Pickle Company.


Rendering of ParkviewAnand Devarajan Architecture

In the Central-Alameda neighborhood, the Council has approved the issuance of $49 million in bonds to developer Thomas Safran & Associates for the construction of affordable and supportive housing at 4020 S. Compton Avenue.

The proposed project, called Parkview, calls for the construction of three buildings containing 127 studio, one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments above parking for 130 vehicles.

1424 Deepwater Avenue

Rendering of 1424 N Deepwater AvenueD33 Design & Planning

Long Beach-based developer Linc Housing Corp. is now slated to receive up to $19 million in bond funding for the construction of a new supportive housing project in the Wilmington neighborhood.

The project, which would rise from an empty lot at 1424 N. Deepwater Avenue, calls for the construction of a three-story edifice featuring 56 apartments for low-income seniors in addition to parking for 19 vehicles.

The Wilcox

4904 W Santa Monica BoulevardGoogle Street View

Developer Wakeland Housing has been approved for the issuance of $25 million in bonds for the construction of The Wilcox, a proposed housing complex at 4904 Santa Monica Boulevard.

The project, which would rise just west of the Vermont/Santa Monica subway station, calls for the construction of a four-story building containing 62 residential units.

Wakeland has already secured partial funding for The Wilcox through the Los Angeles County No Place Like Home program.

Vermont/Santa Monica Station

Rendering of Vermont/Santa Monica developmentKoning Eizenberg Architecture

A few blocks from the Wakeland development at Metro's Vermont Santa Monica Station, the Council has approved the release of up to $73 million in bonds for a proposed mixed-use supportive housing complex from Little Tokyo Service Center.

The project, designed by Koning Eizenberg Architecture, will consist of a six-story structure containing 187 residential units and ground-floor commercial space.  A plaza surrounding the Metro station is also proposed as part of the development.

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