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Developer Thomas Safran & Associates has officially filed plans with the City of Los Angeles to construct an affordable housing complex at the site of a shuttered Westside animal shelter

The proposed development, slated for a property at 11950 W. Missouri Avenue in West Los Angeles, would consist of a low-rise structure featuring 74 apartments - including 73 low-income units and a manager's unit.

When presented last year to the West L.A. Sawtelle Neighborhood Council, the project was depicted as a contemporary six-story edifice designed by Withee Malcolm Architects.  At the time, TSA had proposed 81 apartments within the building.

The case filing indicates that the project will make use of incentives offered by the City's new Transit Oriented Communities program, which allows relief from certain zoning provisions to developments that include affordable housing.

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Senior Affordable Housing Coming to Santa Monica

Three-story development planned on 14th Street.
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The Community Corporation of Santa Monica is pursuing the development of a new senior affordable housing complex just south of the 10 Freeway.

The proposed three-story edifice, slated for a 15,000-square-foot site at 1820 14th Street, would replace a series of smaller commercial buildings with 39 apartments reserved for low-income seniors.  Plans also call for a ground-floor community room, a laundry facility, a library, and one level of underground p