In November 2016, voters in the City of Los Angeles passed Measure HHH, a $1.2-billion bond initiative that provides intended to spur the development of 10,000 units of permanent supportive housing over the next decade. Over the next 12 months, the nine projects funded by the measure are expected to break ground in places ranging from South Los Angeles to the San Fernando Valley. It should be noted that stated project budgets represent total estimated costs and not the total contributions from Measure HHH.
Casa del Sol
The project by A Community of Friends is slated for a property at 10966 W. Ratner Street. Plans call for seven units at the very low-income level, 36 units at the low-income level and one manager's unit. Total development costs are estimated at slightly over $19 million.
The Pointe on Vermont
The proposed four-story building from EAH Housing would rise at the corner of 76th Street and Vermont Avenue, replacing a series of small commercial structures. Plans call for 50 residential units, with a total project cost of $22.4 million.
PATH Ventures recently broke ground on the second phase of this project, which is rising near the 101 Freeway in Rampart Village. A full buildout of the Metro Villas will create 187 permanent supportive housing units, 88 interim housing units, and various services for residents.
Killefer Flammang Architects is designing the project, which carries a combined budget of nearly $79 million.
Flor 401 Lofts
Skid Row Housing Trust is planning a seven-story, 100-unit building at the northeast corner of 7th and Wall Streets in Downtown Los Angeles.
Koning Eizenberg Architecture is designing the project, which is budgeted at $38.5 million.
Directly across Wall Street, Skid Row Housing Trust recently cleared away an existing building to make way for the 649 Lofts, a proposed 55-unit affordable housing complex with a ground-floor clinic. SRHT has tapped in-house architects at Abode Communities to design the seven-story development.
Skid Row Housing Trust's third Measure HHH project is slated for the corner of 7th and San Pedro Streets in Downtown Los Angeles. The SP7 apartments, rising in a seven-story building designed by Killefer Flammang Architects, which will provide 100 affordable apartments at an overall cost of $32.7 million.
The RISE Apartments
SRO Housing Corp. is teaming with Highridge Costa Development and the local non-profit RISE on a proposed five-story development at 4050 S. Figueroa Street near Exposition Park. The project would create 56 units of permanent supportive housing at an estimated cost of $20.5 million.
88th & Vermont
Nonprofit developer Works is planning a mixed-use development catering to homeless transitional aged youth, homeless veterans and extremely low-income families at the corner of 88th Street and Vermont Avenue in South Los Angeles. The 62-unit project would cost an estimated $33.7 million.