HFL Sequoia Apartments
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14402 Hamlin St. Van Nuys, CA 91401

2014


HFL Sequoia Apartments is a new three-story apartment building for housing special needs residents located in the City of Van Nuys. This project includes 24 one-bedroom units for homeless and formerly homeless persons diagnosed with mental disorders. Parking is provided on-grade, with some stalls tucked-under the rear of the building. Designed to match the neighborhood’s Mediterranean architectural aesthetic, the building has rooftop terraces, shade trellises, built-in barbeque grill and counter, and raised planter gardens. Within a half mile radius of the property, there is a mixture of commercial, institutional and community services such as pharmacies, banks, Metro bus stops, churches, and markets. HFL Sequoia Apartments will help to revitalize the area by replacing a currently fenced off vacant parcel of land with affordable housing and neighborhood-specific services.


Unit Mix


25 units (24 one-bedroom units, 1 one-bedroom manager’s unit)


Affordability


Low-income households (30% - 50% AMI); all units are reserved for homeless or formerly homeless persons referred from the Department of Mental Health.


Development Team


Lead Developer LTSC CDC
Community Partner Home For Life Foundation (HFLF)
Equity Partner NEF
Architect ONYX Architects, Inc.
Contractor Ellias Construction, Inc.


Project Financing


Predevelopment / Acquisition

    • Corporation for Supportive Housing

Construction / Permanent

    • California Tax Credit Allocation Committee
    • California Tax Credit Allocation Committee
    • US Department of Housing and Urban Development