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Later today, the Hollywood Studio District Neighborhood Council's Planning and Land Use Management Committee is scheduled to review a proposal from the non-profit organization PATH Ventures to raze its existing Hollywood facility to construct a larger affordable housing complex.

According to plans filed last year with the City of Los Angeles, the triangular property at 5627 W. Fernwood Avenue is slated for the construction of a five-story building featuring 59 units of very-low-income housing and one market rate manager's unit.  PATH is seeking entitlements through the City's Transit Oriented Communities program, which allows projects that provide a requisite percentage of affordable housing extra density and height, as well relief from other zoning restrictions.

The Architects Collective is designing the low-rise structure, which would orient its units around a central courtyard that opens to Fernwood Avenue.

The new affordable housing will be neighbored by a market-rate development planned for an adjacent property.

Rendering of PATH's Hollywood development. Image via the Architects Collective.
Rendering of PATH's Hollywood development. Image via the Architects Collective.
Rendering of PATH's Hollywood development. Image via the Architects Collective.

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Six-Story Apartment Building to Rise on Westlake Parking Lot

Another project through the Transit Oriented Communities program.
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A 9,300-square-foot surface parking lot in Westlake is slated for development, according to plans filed last week with the City of Los Angeles.

The property, located at 366 S. Loma Drive, could see the construction of a six-story building featuring 39 apartments - including affordable units - above a partially subterranean parking garage.