In Downtown San Pedro, a new affordable housing development from SoLa Impact is staring to take shape.

The project, which broke ground earlier this year at 569-571 W. 6th Street, will replace an optometrist's office and a small restaurant with a four-story building featuring 48 apartments, all of which would be reserved for households earning at or below 30 percent of the area median income.

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SoLa Impact is developing the apartment complex in accordance with the Transit Oriented Communities guidelines, which incentivize affordable housing developments on properties near transit if projects include a requisite amount of on-site affordable housing.  The incentives used for the 6th Street development would include an allowance to build housing without on-site parking.

Breen Engineering is designing the apartment complex, which will include a mix of studio and one-bedroom apartments.  A rendering depicts the finished building as a contemporary low-rise structure.

SoLa Impact, which uses opportunity zone funds to build mixed-income housing across South Los Angeles, recently broke ground on a similar project at the intersection of 4th and Gaffey Streets in San Pedro.

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The under-construction project sits directly across the street from a currently empty lot where 1010 Development Corp. is planning a five-story, 49-unit permanent supportive housing complex using Measure HHH funding.

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