Firmin Court Apartments – Los Angeles
One of four new permanent supportive housing (PSH) projects in IHO’s LA pipeline, Firmin Court, to be located in the historic Filipinotown community just west of downtown Los Angeles received one of the first allocations of Proposition HHH funding from the Los Angeles Housing Community Investment Department (HCIDLA) targeting homeless individuals. This proposed 64-unit, 6-story Spanish revival style development will provide the much-needed affordable housing community in a mutli-cultural area being transformed by market rate and luxury apartments. The project includes one bedroom units with private kitchens and bathrooms, interior and sustainable design elements, a community room, common outdoor space, and offices for social services and case management to assist residents transition frome homelessness to permanent housing.
87th & Western – Los Angeles
Future project, 87th & Western, will be located along Western Avenue in Los Angeles. This catalytic community revitalization development will include a vibrant mix of 100 residential units and commercial components. The project is designed to accommodate residents of varying income levels and backgrounds as well as commercial tenants along a pedestrian-oriented corridor. Located within a half-mile of both the Vermont and Crenshaw transit routes, the property is walking distance to robust bus service, retail stores, community parks, schools, churches and a Kaiser medical office facility. Onsite social services and case managers will work with residents and encourage personal and professional growth.
Norwalk Towers – Norwalk
Norwalk Towers, the tallest building in the City of Norwalk, is an 11‐story senior apartment community for residents aged 62 and older. It is located adjacent to Norwalk City Senior Action Center and within walking distance to shopping, churches, and public transportation. The rehabilitation preserved the senior property and provided numerous renovation upgrades including bathrooms and kitchens, improved common areas, and an expanded community room with new kitchen, computer learning center, onsite resident services offices, exterior covered patio and amphitheater seating, carports, landscaping, and walkways. The renovation also included several sustainable elements such as high‐efficiency windows, regenerative elevators that collect and recycle energy, LED lighting, and the largest roof‐mounted solar thermal system in the city.