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Los Angeles Housing Department Seeks Funding To Repurpose Hotels Into Housing

City of Los Angeles is seeking funds for a new project that proposes to convert hotels into permanent supportive housing. Three motels are up for grabs in Hollywood and the San Fernando Valley in Los Angeles. The project, named as Project Homekey, is a pandemic-initiated program that allows cities and counties to purchase underused hotels and repurpose them as interim or permanent housing. Recently, in September 2021, Governor Gavin Newsom announced $2.75 billion in funding for Project Homekey. The City of Los Angeles, which created 744 homes through the initial phase of the program, is now getting to work on its second round of acquisitions.

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Park Drive. Image via City of Camarillo.

Ground Moving at Park Drive, in Camarillo

Ground is starting to move at Park Drive, between Petit Street and Westpark Court, in Camarillo. The project is converting what was once an empty lot into 96 new rental units. The three contiguous parcels were purchased by Hiji Investment Company.

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New Residential Project Proposed At 6766 Hawthorn Avenue In Hollywood, Los Angeles

A new residential project has been planned at 6766 Hawthorn Avenue in Hollywood, Los Angeles. The project proposal includes the development of a seven-story residential project. Plans call for the demolition of a service parking lot on the site. Seattle-based firm Housing Diversity Corp (HDC) is the project developer. Steinberg Hart is responsible for the design concepts. STS Construction is also part of the team.

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1157 South Hoover Street

New Apartments Take Shape At 1157 South Hoover Street In Pico-Union, Los Angeles

A new residential project has been proposed at 1157 South Hoover Street in Pico-Union, Los Angeles. The project proposal includes the development of a five-story large apartment complex, replacing an existing pair of residential buildings on the site. Local real estate firm 4D Development & Investment is the project developer. AFCO Design is responsible for the design concepts.

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