Las Brisas is located on a 51,000-s.f. parcel in south Los Angeles. The community includes 66 affordable family apartments in two 4-story buildings designed around a courtyard. Construction is Type V wood built over a Type I concrete subterranean parking garage.
The housing has street-front entry, increasing pedestrian activity on the sidewalk and creating a friendly and safe environment. Amenities include a clubhouse, tot lot and open space that replaces a vacated alley. Parks and schools are nearby.
South Los Angeles is undergoing significant revitalization, and Las Brisas replaces obsolete commercial buildings and their old surface parking lots.
Financing is via a $8,848,000 allocation of 9% Low-Income Housing Tax Credit equity in 2004. Occupancy began in 2006.
7 units – 30% AMI
7 units – 40% AMI
33 units – 50% AMI
18 units – 60% AMI
AMCAL General Contractors
Van Tilburg, Banvard and Soderbergh
SunAmerica Affordable Housing Partners
California Bank &Trust
California Community Reinvestment Corp.
L.A. Housing Dept
Las Palmas Foundation