A $30.73M Investment in Los Angeles Family Housing Gives the Homeless a Place to Call Home
Los Angeles Family Housing (LAFH) provides supportive services and real estate development that addresses the full continuum of care for homeless and low-income households, from temporary housing to permanent rental housing.
LAFH is redeveloped its anchor property to create a comprehensive community service center, called the Campus. It includes an intake and assessment center, 13 crisis housing units, and a 28,000 sq. ft., 250-person homeless shelter, a 6,500 sq. ft. Federally Qualified Health Center, 5,000 sq. ft. homeless resource center, an administrative officer, and permanent supportive housing (housing portion not funded by NMTC).
The Campus provides services to an estimated 6,628 homeless people and their families annually, and created 270 full-time jobs and 107 jobs during the construction phase. It is surrounded by seven Census tracts with an average poverty rate of 23.5%. Per governmental grantor requirements, each LAFH client’s income is verified, and the average income is $6,975 for single individuals and $9,960 for a family of four.