Gateway Apartments is our 15th property and located in the Del Rey neighborhood of Los Angeles. Venice Community Housing purchased one lot in October of 2012 with the intention of creating a transitional shelter. When the adjacent lot become available in late 2013, we were able to purchase it and begin the process of creating 21 units of permanent supportive housing.
Venice Community Housing partnered with Hollywood Community Housing Corporation to develop the project and broke ground on March 5, 2015.
- 4 residential stories with ground floor community room, with parking for bicycles and cars, outdoor deck seating both on 2nd floor and rooftop. Rooftop deck includes community edible garden.
- Many ‘GREEN’ features:
- Aiming for LEED Silver Certification at a minimum
- Energy efficient (exceed Title 24 by 20%)
- Energy Star rated appliances
As of April 1, 2016 Gateway Apartments is now fully leased and houses 21 individuals who were formerly homeless and suffered from severe medical needs. All tenants moved into fully furnished apartments and received housewarming gifts from VCH and Hollywood Community Housing Corporation including furniture, kitchenware, flatware, cleaning supplies, and toiletries.