Beverly Terrace Apartments

Project Description

A Community of Friends | Los Angeles, CA

The project consists of the new construction of a

4 story over parking level affordable housing and childcare center project. The housing project will bring affordable housing to 39 families in the surrounding community.

  • Low income, multi-family housing project
  • Prevailing Wage and Section 3 requirements
  • 19,200 SF New Childcare and Recreation Center
  • Roof decks will be occupied space for residential use
  • Funded with low income housing tax credit (LIHTC)
  • Designed to achieve LEED Platinum certification

Cedar Springs Apartments

Project Description


New construction of a 36 unit mixed-used development including 36 residential units and a retail building. The project included high performance exterior building envelope meeting Energy Star Homes requirements, including fully blown-in wall insulation, that allowed the high efficiency HVAC systems to be sized to meet the greatly reduced heating and cooling loads of the building.

  • First Affordable Housing project in Southern California that is carbon neutral for operational energy
  • LEED for Homes Platinum certified project
  • Advanced infiltration systems that infiltrate nearly all site storm water, helping to replenish the ground water table
  • New solar thermal system that offsets 50% of the domestic hot water heating load, used in conjunction with heat pump water heaters
  • First building in LA County to install a permitted gray water system to flush toilets and to irrigate (saving 605,000 gallons of potable water per year, equal to 30% of the potable water demand)

Willis Apartments

Project Description

A Community of Friends (ACOF) | Van Nuys, CA

The project consisted of the new construction of a 41 unit, 3-story affordable senior housing building.  Amenities include a large multi-use community room, fitness center, on-site laundry room on each floor, small library, and community garden. Willis Avenue apartments is home to older adults who have been homeless and recovering from mental illness.

  • Affordable senior housing project
  • Prevailing Wage and Section 3 requirements
  • Green screen fencing and landscaping
  • Solar hot water system
  • Installed emergency power generator
  • Subterranean parking structure