LONG BEACH SENIOR

HOUSING FOR SENIORS AND SENIOR VETERANS

 

ABOUT

Mercy Housing California (MHC) is proposing to develop high-quality affordable apartment homes for low-income seniors and senior veterans who have experienced homelessness. The development, which is located at the corner of Pacific Coast Highway (PCH) and Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue in Long Beach, will serve qualified seniors, 62 and older, and include amenities such as a large open space courtyard and recreation area, an indoor lounge and community space, onsite property management, Resident Services programming with dedicated staff to support seniors and senior veterans, and a community-serving space on the ground floor. Integrated into the building design will be public art elements which reflect the rich history of the neighborhood. Neighbors and other community members will be invited to participate in a robust design process to develop the public art. Finally, the site is central to public transit, grocery stores, libraries, and public parks.

Rendering of the proposed community.

PROJECT SPECIFICS

  • 68 affordable apartments for low income seniors and senior veterans who have experienced homelessness

  • Large landscaped courtyard and recreation area

  • Indoor lounge and community space

  • Approximately 4,000 square feet of community-serving space along PCH

  • Comprehensive Resident Services programming to support seniors and senior veterans

STAFFING

  • Mercy Housing Management Group (MHMG) will be the management agent for the property and is committed to providing quality property management services which reinforce the philosophy that all residents deserve respect, dignity, and a place to call home. Staffing ratios will be determined as plans are further developed.

  • Resident services will be provided by Mercy Housing. Staffing ratios will be determined as plans are further developed.

COMMITMENT TO COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

  • Mercy Housing is committed to incorporating the local community into the development process through a variety of means, including input from neighbors, neighborhood associations, and local leaders, as well as written and electronic communications. In observance of social distancing measures related to COVID-19, Mercy Housing currently does not plan to hold in-person meetings or interactions. Opportunities will be provided  for community input through electronic means such as emails and through this website.

 
 

FALL 2019

  • Initial stages of community engagement, including individual and small group meetings, neighborhood mailing, and community meeting to introduce the development and solicit design input

SPRING / SUMMER 2020

  • Continued community engagement through mailings and website updates

  • Conclusion of planning and entitlements process

SUMMER / FALL 2021

  • Start of construction

SPRING 2023

  • Construction completion and anticipated occupancy

CONTACT

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