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| Thursday, Oct 3, 2019
Affordable Housing
Artist rendering courtesy of Supervisor Hilda Solis' website.

 

On Tuesday, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors (Board) approved funding for a total of 18 affordable multifamily rental housing developments (projects) selected through the No Place Like Home (NPLH) Program Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) Round 2019-1. The 18 projects will receive a total of $126,868,000 in NPLH funds.

On April 30, 2019, the Los Angeles County Development Authority (LACDA), in partnership with the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health (LACDMH), issued its first NPLH NOFA in the amount of $207 million. While an initial amount of $207 million was made available, over $500 million in project funding was requested by 68 projects. After the completion of technical review, the LACDA recommended a total of 58 projects to the LACDA’s Board of Commissioners, which will provide over 3,600 units of supportive housing.

Of the 58 projects recommended, the Board approved the first 18 projects. The 18 projects will create a total of 1,541 housing units, consisting of 581 NPLH units set aside for households who are homeless, chronically homeless, or at-risk of chronic homelessness with a mental illness or emotionally disturbed child or adolescent; 398 units for homeless households; 187 units for general low-income families and seniors; 140 units for homeless veterans; 131 units for chronically homeless households; 30 units for transition age youth; 22 units for homeless seniors; 17 units for frequent users of the Department of Health Services or LACDMH services; 12 units for non-NPLH mentally ill homeless households; and 23 units for onsite managers.

The total NPLH Program funding allocation to Los Angeles County will be approximately $700 million, with the total allocation based on the results of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Point-in-Time homeless count. The LACDA will continue to release subsequent NPLH Program NOFAs that target the creation of housing opportunities for NPLH-eligible projects.

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  1. Where will all of these projects be built? How many years will it take for the projects to be ready for occupancy (designed, individual closing financing arranged, permits issued, multiple types of inspections done)?

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