Last week, the California Department of Housing and Community Development announced $185 million in federal funding that will go toward the construction of 18 projects generating 1,284 new affordable rental homes for extremely low-income households across the state.

The allocations from the National Housing Trust Fund include awards to roughly $83 million for six different projects located within Los Angeles County. They include:

The 101

Rendering of The 101 Jamboree Housing Corporation

As part of the 2022-2023 round of funding, Jamboree Housing Corporation will receive $13.5 million for The 101. The project, named for its address at 101 E. Pacific Coast Highway, will include 52 one- and two-bedroom apartments above parking for 20 vehicles, according to information included on a project website.

A rendering depicts the building as a contemporary five-story structure.

The Garvey

1434 W. Compton BoulevardGoogle Street View

The Coalition for Responsible Community Development has been awarded more than $15.4 million for The Garvey, a proposed affordable housing development at 1434 W. Compton Boulevard in Compton. Plans call for a total of 75 apartments, according to multiple published sources.

Willowbrook 3

Side elevation of 12611-12625 S Willowbrook AvenueD33 Design & Planning

Linc Housing Corp. has secured $8 million for its Willowbrook 3 development, which is planned for a trio of sites located at 12611, 12617, and 12625 S. Willowbrook Avenue in the unincorporated community of Willowbrook. Plans call for a new three-story building featuring 51 apartments with ground-floor community space and a new parking lot.

Estrella Azul

View of Las Palomas development looking north from Lani Vest pocket parkKoning Eizenberg Architecture

A Community of Friends (ACOF) will receive nearly $17.7 million for the Estrella Azul development, which would replace the Las Palomas Hotel in Boyle Heights with a larger affordable housing complex. Plans call for a new four-story structure at 2201 E. 1st Street featuring 80 apartments and supportive services.

300 Alamitos

300 Alamitos AvenueGoogle Maps

The final Los Angeles County project in the 2022-2023 funding round is Mercy Housing California's 300 Alamitos Development in Long Beach, which will receive $13.6 million. Plans call for the construction of a new five-story building featuring 82 apartments.

20th Street Apartments

Rendering of 1634 20th StreetAtelier Cory Henry / KFA Architecture

As part of the 2024-2025 funding round, Venice Community Housing will receive more than $14.7 million for its 20th Street Apartments in Santa Monica. Plans call for the construction of a new seven-story edifice featuring 78 apartments above subterranean parking for 26 vehicles.

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