Cielito Lindo Apartments, Phase II

29 Units for Families and Transitional Age Youth

  • Located at 2423-2431 E 1st St., Los Angeles, CA 90033
  • 29 units, studios-3 bedrooms
  • Families and Transition Age Youth at or below 30-50% Area Medium Income
  • On-site automobile and bicycle parking
  • LEED Certified
  • Resident services provided by ELACC and Jovenes, Inc.

Contact (626) 775-7680 for more information

Cielito Lindo Apartments, Phase II will consist of 29 units of affordable housing for families & Transitional Age Youth (TAY) earning between 30% - 50% of the Area Median Income. Unit sizes will range from studios, to one, two and three bedrooms. There will be 29 parking spaces available to the residents as well as 38 parking spaces for bicycles. Like Phase I of Cielito Lindo, Phase II is located in Boyle Heights, catty corner to the Soto station of the Metro Gold Line. It will be energy efficient LEED certified.

Property amenities include a community room with kitchenette for tenants, outdoor communal patio, and community garden space. ELACC will provide tenant services to all residents, such as educational, cultural, and leadership development programs. Jovenes, Inc. will provide full-time case management to the 14 TAY designated units, with social, mental, and supportive referral services, as needed.

Development Team:
Service Provider - Jovenes, Inc.
Architect - Gonzalez Goodale Architects

Financing: 9 % Tax Credits, HCIDLA, Affordable Housing Sustainable Communities (AHSC), FHLB AHP

Total Development Cost: $15,876,000

Approximate Completion Date: October 2019

Sun Valley Senior Veterans Apartments

96 Units for Senior Veterans

  • Located at 9041 N. Laurel Canyon Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 91352
  • 96 units, 1-2 bedrooms
  • Permanent supportive housing for senior veterans
  • 59 on-site parking spaces
  • Resident services provided by ELACC and New Directions for Veterans

Contact (626) 803-2316 for more information

Located in the neighborhood of Sun Valley in the city of Los Angeles, Sun Valley Senior Veterans Apartments will be a 96-unit permanent supportive housing development for senior veterans. There will be 88 one-bedroom units, 8 two-bedrooms units, and 59 on-site parking spaces, as well as a library, recreation room, fitness center, computer lab, and walking paths.

New Directions for Veterans (NDVets) will provide on-site services to the residents, including case management, benefits assistance and advocacy, substance use services, educational services, employment services, linkages to out-placements, independent living skills education, peer support and advocacy, medication management, harm reduction services, housing retention/eviction prevention services, social and recreational activities, and money management services. In addition, case managers will provide assistance with locating and connecting to local mental health care and primary & preventative health care.

To achieve Title 24 standards & LEED certification, Sun Valley Senior Veterans will have solar hot water heating, resilient flooring, energy efficient windows, and energy efficient appliances. Tenants will have direct access to transit within walking distance and be provided with subsidized transit passes.

Development Team:
Service Provider - New Directions for Veterans 
Architect - Y&M Architects

Proposed Financing: Affordable Housing Sustainable Communities (AHSC), Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC), Veterans Housing and Homelessness Prevention (VHHP), 4% bond credits

Total Development Cost: $31,056,000

Approximate Completion Date: October 2019

El Nuevo Amanecer Apartments

61 Units for Veterans and Families

  • Located at 111 N Rowan Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90063
  • 61 units, 1-3 bedrooms
  • Resident services provided by ELACC and New Directions for Veterans
  • 10,000 square feet of commercial ground floor retail

Contact (323) 250-3598 for more information

El Nuevo Amanecer Apartments in East LA will include a total of 61 units  — 31 for homeless veterans, 28 for low-income families, and 2 for on-site property managers. The unit mix consists of 27 one-bedroom units, 14 two-bedroom units, and 20 three-bedroom units.

This permanent supportive housing model will provide the veteran tenants with full-time individual case management, mental and supportive health services, as well as other service coordination services on and off-site. The project received 31 Project Based VASH Vouchers to subsidize the veteran units. The development will have ELACC Tenant Services which will provide services such as after school tutoring, financial literacy classes, and referrals.

Amenities include 61 residential parking spaces, 10,000 square feet of commercial ground floor retail, 4 laundry rooms, 2 community rooms, a recreational courtyard with tot lot, fitness room, community garden and terrace, and ample bicycle parking.

El Nuevo Amanecer Apartments will be energy efficient with a minimum LEED for Homes Mid-Rise Silver Rating, and will feature Energy Star Appliances, drought tolerant landscaping, bike storage, and charging stations for electric cars. The project is within 0.4 miles to the Metro Gold Line – Indiana Station and is within walking distance of a variety of community resources.

Development Team:
Service Provider - New Directions for Veterans 
Architect - Birba Group Architects

Proposed Financing: 4% tax credits, Veterans Housing and Homelessness Prevention (VHHP), Affordable Housing Sustainable Communities (AHSC), Community Development Commission HOME Funds, Infill Infrastructure Grant (IIG)

Total Development Cost: Approximately $39,000,000

Approximate Construction Start: Spring 2019

Rosa De Castilla Apartments

85 Units for Low Income Families & Veterans

  • Located at 4208 E. Huntington Drive South, Los Angeles, CA 90032
  • 85 units, studios-3 bedrooms
  • Resident services provided by ELACC and New Directions for Veterans

Rosa de Castilla Apartments will consist of 85 units for a mixed population of veterans, veteran families, and families in the Rose Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles, with 49 units for permanent supportive housing for veterans, 14 units for general permanent supportive housing, and 20 units for low-income families (in addition to two property manager units). Units range from 9 studios to 55 one-bedrooms, 10 two-bedrooms, and 11 three-bedrooms.

The building is designed in response to its urban setting through the use of innovative design features, secure, yet welcoming site planning, and environmentally sensitive aesthetics. The project design consciously aims at providing an improved quality of life for its future tenant population.

Development Team:
Service Provider - New Directions for Veterans
Architect - FSY Architects 

Proposed Financing: 9% tax credits, Veterans Housing and Homelessness Prevention (VHHP), Los Angeles County Community Development Commission and Measure HHH Funding

Total Development Cost: Approximately $48,114,000

Approximate Construction Start: Spring 2019

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