Nine months after we last checked in, the finish line is in site at 1035 S. Berendo Street in Pico-Union, where West Hollywood Community Housing Corp. (WHCHC) is building a more than $26-million affordable housing complex.

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The project, dubbed Berendo Sage, is located on a city-owned site just south of Olympic Boulevard, and consists of a six-story building that will feature 42 one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments upon completion. Plans call for a mix of permanent supportive housing and general income-restricted apartments.

The new apartments will command rents ranging between $548 and $1,357 per month according to a staff report to the California Tax Credit Allocation Committee.

Urban Architecture Lab designed Berendo Sage, which closely resembles rendering produced prior to the project's groundbreaking. The building, in addition to housing, is expected to include a rooftop community room, a laundry facility, and offices for on-site service providers.

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Funding for Berendo Sage comes from a variety of sources, including a more than $6-million allocation through Proposition HHH.

Completion is on pace to occur later this year.

WHCHC is also in the midst of construction on Mariposa Lily, a similar supportive housing development located five blocks west.

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