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A Place to Call Home in Koreatown

Painted a vivid red, orange and yellow, the newly opened Casa Yondé affordable housing community in Koreatown is doing more than brightening up the neighborhood – it is a refuge for some of the county’s most vulnerable young people. Among the tenants is a 21-year-old working student who recently aged out of the foster care […]


Innovative Partnerships Address Blight in Koreatown

New retail outlets, housing units and business space are in the offing for a currently blighted section of Vermont Avenue in Koreatown. For 20 years, several county buildings near the intersection of Vermont and 6th streets have been eyesores in the neighborhood. They are even worse, however, inside, plagued with a host of unsafe and unsanitary conditions including, […]


An Oasis in the Middle of Koreatown

Rosemary bushes, lush Japanese maple trees and succulent plants in large planters welcome new residents and visitors to the Normadie Terrance Apartments, a new 66-unit affordable housing complex in the heart of Koreatown. The 79,265-square-foot energy and environmentally efficient facility, is part of Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chairman Mark Ridley-Thomas’ ongoing effort to […]


Innovative Solutions to House People Living in Vehicles

The Board of Supervisors approved a comprehensive set of solutions to build on the success of an interagency effort that has already helped 59 people living in vehicles move into stable, affordable housing over the past year. Authored by Supervisors Mark Ridley-Thomas and Sheila Kuehl, the motion called for expanding the use of public and […]