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Judge allows bridge housing facility in Venice

LOS ANGELES — A judge May 10 denied a preliminary injunction that would have held up construction on a temporary bridge housing facility for the homeless in Venice that is strongly opposed by some community leaders. The Venice location is a vacant bus yard owned by the county Metropolitan Transportation Authority at 100 E. Sunset Read More…

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Price wants housing projects to come together faster

SOUTH LOS ANGELES — City Councilman Curren Price Jr. has introduced two motions to address the constraints of building affordable housing. Price is trying to expedite the housing situation so it is easier to address the thousands of people waiting for housing. “It’s time we take a closer look at how we review the development Read More…

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Construction begins on housing for homeless veterans

EXPOSITION PARK — Construction of a $32 million supportive housing complex for homeless veterans in Exposition Park began Dec. 14. The RISE Apartments, at 4050 S. Figueroa St., is intended for those making 30 to 50 percent of the area median income and transitioning into a supportive housing community. “The groundbreaking for the RISE apartments Read More…