California Community

Casa de Angeles, Los Angeles

Casa de Angeles is an urban infill redevelopment that replaced old homes and nuisance commercial properties on a 44,000-s.f. site in South Los Angeles. The community includes 49 affordable family units with 2-4 bedrooms, built with Type V wood construction over a Type I secure subterranean garage with 49 spaces.

Casa de Angeles is conveniently located near Dixon Park, Serra Library, 52nd St School, West Vernon Ave School, health clinics and MTA bus routes. Amenities include a courtyard and community room with social service and educational programs.

The project was financed with a $10,148,000 allocation of 9% Low-income Housing Tax Credits in 2006 and $3,473,000 from the LA Housing Department. Occupancy began in 2008.

100% affordable:
5 units – 30% AMI,
5 units – 40% AMI,
24 units – 50% AMI,
15 units – 60% AMI,
1 unit – Manager.

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Year Built

2008

Type

Family

No. Units

49

Total Cost

Developer

AMCAL Multi-Housing

Contractor

AMCAL General Contractors

Architect

Van Tilburg, Banvard & Soderbergh

Financing

Equity

$9,741,700
SunAmerica Affordable Housing Partners

Construction

$9,337,800
California Bank & Trust

Permanent

$2,377,300
California Bank & Trust

Agency

$3,473,300
Los Angeles Housing Dept.

Non-Profit

W.O.R.K.S.