Burlington Family Apartments
409-415 South Burlington Avenue
Los Angeles, California
Located in Westlake near downtown Los Angeles, the Burlington Family Apartments transformed a vacant, blighted lot into a 30-unit affordable apartment community for low income and special needs households. The project is in close walking distance to Wilshire Boulevard, a major arterial road that provides access through the city of Los Angeles. Nearby amenities include MacArthur Park, St Vincent’s Hospital, public transit, and other essential shopping services. The property features 9 three-bedroom and 15 two-bedroom apartments, 2 one-bedrooms and 4 studio apartments.
Burlington Family Apartments is a newly constructed four-story building featuring gated secured parking, a secured pedestrian entry, a resident lounge equipped with computer stations, an edible garden, and a community kitchen. CBH partners with Amanecer Community Counseling Services to provide on-site supportive services for residents that focus on physical and mental health, independent living skills, money management and residential stability.
Ocean Park Community Center coordinates resident services to link residents with local community groups to provide additional services such as movie and game nights, reading groups, spiritual groups, arts and crafts, cooking classes, nutrition classes, substance abuse counseling, anger management and non-violent conflict resolution classes, legal assistance, and volunteer opportunities.
The John Stewart Company provides professional property management services. Burlington Family Apartments was certified Gold for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design.
At A Glance
|Architect:||Gonzalez Goodale Architects|
|General Contractor:||Alpha Construction|
|Property Management:||The John Stewart Company|
|Supportive Services:||Amanecer Community Counseling Services, Ocean Park Community Center|
|Completion Date:||October 2014|
|Apartment Info:||9 three-bedroom units, 15 two-bedroom units including manager’s unit, 2 one-bedroom units, and 4 studio units|
|Rental Rates:||15 units @ 25% AMI, 4 units @40% AMI, 3 units @ 50% AMI, 7 units @ 60% AMI|
|Apartment Size:||Approximately 550 sq. ft.|
|Funding Sources:||Wells Fargo Bank loan
Community Redevelopment Agency /CCRC of City Of Los Angeles
CA Housing and Community Devt MHP
Federal Home Loan Bank Affordable Housing Program
Nine Percent Low Income Housing Tax Credit Equity
|Operating Subsidies:||Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Department of Health Services|
|Total development cost:||$16,000,000|
“Project of the Year” by U.S. Green Building Council (2016)