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.

Sustainability looks different through door of new efficiency apartment

KPCC – Environment & Science: We’ve been hearing this week about the way various people imagine a home that’s environmentally sustainable. On the edge of downtown Los Angeles, KPCC’s Molly Peterson has toured the New Carver apartments and talked to its architect. In the final story of our series, she visits a woman who’s making that building near the I-10 her first real home in a year.