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On Tuesday, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to consider final approvals for two affordable housing developments planned in the unincorporated communities of Willowbrook and Florence-Firestone.

The first development, by LINC Housing Corporation, would rise at 1854 E. 118th Street in Willowbrook.  The five-story building, LINC's second affordable project in the neighborhood, would offer 100 units of rental housing - including one-, two-, and three-bedroom dwellings - made available to households making between 30 and 60 percent of the area median income.

LINC is seeking $29 million in Multifamily Housing Mortgage Revenue Bonds to finance the Willowbrook development.

The second project, from AMCAL Multi-Housing Company, calls for redeveloping the current site of the Florence Library at 1600-1616 E. Florence Avenue with a five-story building containing 109 apartments for low- and very-low-income seniors. Plans call for a mix of one- and two-bedroom units, as well as residential amenities, a parking garage, and a 10,000 square foot retail stall that will serve as a new home for the existing library.

VTBS Architects is designing the project, which would be funded in part by $26 million in Multifamily Housing Mortgage Revenue Bonds, pending a vote by the Board of Supervisors.

The Supervisors will consider both projects at their meeting on July 10.

Rendering of the Florence Apartments. Image via LA County Board of Supervisors.
Rendering of Willowbrook 2. Image via LA County Board of Supervisors.

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