Epworth Apartments

6525 S. Normandie Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90044


The Epworth Apartments is a joint affordable housing project with LTSC CDC, Coalition for Responsible Community Development (CRCD), and the United Methodist Ministries – Los Angeles District (UMMLAD). The Epworth Apartments provides 20 units of affordable housing – 19 of which will be for Transition Age Youth who are homeless and who have a severe emotional disorder or have been diagnosed with a mental disorder. The remaining unit will be for the property manager. The Epworth Apartments also includes a resource center, counseling rooms, community room, outdoor courtyard, community garden, and 20 subterranean parking spaces.

Unit Mix

20 units (2 studio units, 17 one-bedroom units, 1 one-bedroom manager’s unit)


Low-income households (less than 30% AMI). All units are reserved for Transition Age Youth.

Development Team

Lead Developer LTSC CDC
Coalition for Responsible Community Development (CRCD)
Community Partner United Methodist Ministries—Los Angeles District (UMMLAD)
Equity Partner National Equity Fund
Architect Birba Group Architects
Contractor Ellias Construction, Inc.

Project Financing

Predevelopment / Acquisition

    • Corporation for Supportive Housing
    • Enterprise Foundation

Construction / Permanent

    • California Department of Housing and Community Development: Multifamily Housing Program for Homeless Youth
    • California Housing Finance Agency: Mental Health Services Act Housing Program
    • California Tax Credit Allocation Committee
    • Citi Bank
    • City National Bank
    • Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco: Affordable Housing Program