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People Assiting the Homeless, a nonprofit developer of supportive housing, has broken ground on a new residential complex for homeless and low-income individuals in Rampart Village.

Located at 340 N. Madison Avenue, the the PATH Metro Villas are being developed through a partnership between PATH Ventures and Affirmed Housing Group, and is one of the first affordable projects to break ground since the approval of Measures H and HHH.  A full buildout of the development will create 187 permanent supportive housing units, in addition to 88 interim housing beds.  Additional features include case management services, a job-training kitchen and other social services.

Renderings portray a pair of contemporary mid-rise structures, ranging between five and six stories in height.

Completion is expected in Summer 2018.

A few blocks west at the Vermont/Beverly Metro station, work is currently wrapping up for a similar mixed-use affordable housing complex by AMCAL.

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Studio Gang-Designed Tower Proposed in Chinatown

The 26-story building would rise at 643 N. Spring Street.
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A curving mixed-use tower designed by Studio Gang is set to rise in Chinatown.

The project, first reported by Curbed, calls for replacing a series of small commercial at 643 N. Spring Street with a 26-story, 270-foot-tall building that would feature 300 apartments, 149 hotel rooms, and public open space.