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WORKS develops and oversees rental housing properties that offer decent stable housing affordable to families and individuals of modest means, low income seniors, persons with mental health challenges, and persons with physical and developmental disabilities. To date, WORKS has developed and/or operated more than 1,500 affordable housing units, most in Los Angeles County, both on its own and in partnership with other nonprofit and for profit partners. Our projects range from multi-family new construction, to mixed-use commercial and residential projects, to historic preservation, to rehabilitation and repositioning of existing properties. WORKS developments include community centers that provide a hub for programs and classes that help residents realize their goals and foster a sense of shared community. Many also feature community gardens and nutrition programs to promote healthy lifestyles.
WORKS’ affordable housing communities serve:
Families and Individuals : 16 properties/1,056 units
Seniors: 5 properties/368 units
Special Needs Households: 3 properties/123 units
Under Affordable Multifamily and Senior Housing, the properties that serve families and individuals and seniors are briefly described. Under Permanent Supportive Housing, the properties that offer housing with support services to special needs households are briefly described; under Projects in the Pipeline, projects currently in development are briefly described.