affordable housing

42-Unit Affordable Housing Building Opens in Inglewood

On April 25, the City of Inglewood welcomed Beach Terrace, a brand new 42-unit affordable housing building on Beach Ave in Inglewood. Thomas Safran and Associates, lead developer in affordable housing hosted an open house for community members to view the new building.

WEDC’s Casa de Rosas Opens Doors for Veterans Again and Again

Casa de Rosas, the expansive, new housing community led by Ward Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), held its third open house for Los Angeles veterans seeking long-term affordable housing on Thursday, July 21 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.
Located at 2600 Hoover Street, the 36-unit property is tucked between the Adams-Normandie and Historic South Central neighborhoods, just down the street from USC and Exposition Park.

Ensure Construction Opportunities for Minority Contractors

While the severe lack of affordable and accessible housing has hurt Californians across the board, communities of color have been the most impacted. Black and Latino households are rent burdened at much higher rates than white households, and own their homes at more than 20% lower rates than Whites. In many cases, the systemic racial inequities that have contributed to these trends– including historic housing and banking discrimination, and pay inequality–have also prevented diverse business owners from being able to secure construction, design, engineering and other contracts to build affordable housing. Even as California deploys an unprecedented amount of money into housing development to

Black America deserves its fair share of the American Dream:   Affordable rentals shrinking, growing mortgage denials block homeownership    

Despite unprecedented federal housing assistance during the pandemic, a report by Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS) finds stark racial and income divides in its analysis of the nation’s rental market. Nearly a quarter of Black renters were behind on rent in the third quarter of 2021, as well as 19% of Hispanic renters. By contrast, the share of white renters in arrears was half that: 9%.    

Two Women Lead Metro to New Heights; First Time in 28-Year History

Metro CEO Stephanie Wiggins and newly appointed Metro Chair Supervisor Hilda Solis outline the vision of Metro in the annual State of the Agency Address.  Solis and Wiggins will be the first combination of women, as chair and CEO to concurrently serve at Metro in its 28-year history.

Judge Calls Meeting On Skid Row To Discuss Worsening Conditions

   Combined with the COVID-19 pandemic and soaring mental health and substance abuse issues, homelessness in the region is comparable to “a significant natural disaster in Southern California with no end in sight,” U.S. District Judge David Carter wrote in an order filed late Sunday in federal court.

CASA DE ROSAS in SOUTH LOS ANGELES – COMING SOON

Strategically placed in the Ninth Council District in the City of Los Angeles is an historic campus of buildings, known since 1895 as Casa De Rosas.  At a time when Councilman Curren Price, the proud public servant of the New Ninth is working tirelessly to increase the availability of affordable housing we can all be very excited that Casa De Rosas’ transformation to a home for 36 single parent Veteran families with a child.