According to a report from the Los Angeles Housing + Community Investment Department, the City of Los Angeles could partner with a number of non-profit and for-profit developers to build affordable housing on City-owned lots and former CRA assets.

The properties, and the proposed developers, are listed as follows:

  • 5623-5633 Elmer Avenue - Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV
  • 12568 N. San Fernando Froad - NHS Neighborhood Redevelopment Corporation
  • 13574 W. Foothill Boulevard - Clifford Beers Housing
  • 3685 S. Vermont Avenue - Abode Communities
  • 6527 Crenshaw Boulevard - GTM Housing
  • 206 E. Washington Boulevard - AMCAL Multi-Housing
  • 5888-5910 & 5879-5887 Crocker Street - West Angeles Community Development Corporation
  • 5215 & 5260 S. Figueroa Street - West Angeles Community Development Corporation
  • 6901-6915 S. Main Street - Coalition for Responsible Community Development
  • 2375 W. Washington Boulevard - Hollywood Community Housing Corporation
  • 4314 W. Adams Boulevard - Abode Communities
  • 8431 Geyser Avenue - Valley Village
  • 1637 N. Wilcox Avenue & 6518-6522 Hollywood Boulevard - Thomas Safran & Associates

If approved, the proposed development teams would be required to create permanent affordable housing units and single-family homes on the properties, intended to serve individuals and households earing at or below 30% to 120% of the Los Angeles area median income.  The projects would be required to cater to seniors, veterans and families of veterans.

City-owned properties marked with blue pins (Image: Google Maps)

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