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Meta Housing Corporation has completed construction for the Metro @ Compton Senior Apartments, a $20.3-million affordable housing community for persons aged 55 and older.

The three-story development, located at 302 North Tamarind Avenue, consists 75 one- and two-bedroom apartments within walking distance of the Metro Blue Line's Compton Station.  The complex sits directly across the street from Compton's new Senior Activity Center, which offers a community room, an outdoor living room with water features and a barbeque.

Designed by Y&M Architects as a Green Point rated project, the Metro @ Compton features a number of environmentally-friendly amenities, including including a solar power and photovoltaic system used to heat water and generate electricity.  The building also employs a gray water system which reuses water from on-site washing machines for landscaping purposes.

For more information on the Metro @ Compton, please visit the community's official website.

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LA Sanitation and Goodwill Could Redevelop Properties in Lincoln Heights

It could potentially feature affordable housing.
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L.A. City's Sanitation Department could team up with the non-profit organization Goodwill Southern California to redevelop a series of contiguous properties in Lincoln Heights.

The proposed, introduced as a motion last week by 1st District Councilmember Gil Cedillo, would involve a LASAN-owned property at 303 N. San Fernando Road and Goodwill's headquarters across the street at 342 N. San Fernando Road.