New 27-Unit Senior Apartment Complex Opens in South Los Angeles

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Guest at the Manchester The city of Los Angeles and Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) recently celebrated the opening of the Manchester, a senior public housing community in South Los Angeles.  HACLA acquired the property with the intent to renovate the interior and exterior and transformed the apartment building into 27 one-bedroom senior apartments.  The tenants will pay approximately 30% of the household monthly income and have access to on-site case management and educational, health, and recreation activities for the residents.  The 75% building’s common areas are supplied by a solar energy system

”One of my highest priorities is to increase our City’s supply of affordable housing,” said Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.  “And today, we’re putting words into action.”

Photo Courtesy LA Mayor’s Office.