Architects rethinking design of housing for formerly homeless residents

NPR: On any given night, tens of thousands of people across the United States are living on the streets. Many advocates are pushing for a new model, permanent supportive housing, to reduce homelessness. The model prioritizes a stable place to live and has been shown to keep people from falling back into homelessness.

Low-Income Housing Proposed Near Flower District

DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES – It’s not just new market-rate housing projects that are being proposed in Downtown. Veteran low-income developer Skid Row Housing Trust has revealed plans to build two apartment buildings on Wall Street, on the north side of Seventh Street, on what are currently surface lots with one-story buildings.

Affordable housing group celebrates opening of new project

Annenberg Radio News: For many low-income people in Downtown Los Angeles, getting emergency healthcare is not easy. But, the Skid Row Housing Trust is working to allievate this problem, building affordable housing in the city for individuals referred by the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services. The organization celebrated the grand opening of this Star Apartments building at 240 E. Spring Street.