Housing Alternatives Janet L. Witkin Senior Housing Center 937 N Fairfax Ave, West Hollywood, CA90046 Since 1978, Housing Alternatives has been dedicated to providing low-income housing to seniors. This non-profit…More organization develops cooperative apartment communities for seniors who need subsidized housing. Housemate matching programs are available, matching seniors with other seniors, mid-age and younger people in their homes, apartments and condominiums, so they may have affordable housing, company, sense of security and the ability to make ends meet. It is an alternative to living alone and to institutionalization. For seniors 55 and older, it offers co-op style living, and in West Hollywood it has single and one-bedroom apartments. Seniors 62 and older have different co-op style residences available in the Los Angeles and West Hollywood areas.
West Hollywood Community Housing Corporation 8285 W Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA90046 West Hollywood Community Housing Corporation develops safe and affordable housing for people with limited income. The…More nonprofit corporation has developed more than a dozen projects in the area, with a goal of adding 40 more units per year. Properties are either built or acquired and rehabilitated by the organization, then managed using an enhanced management model that provides extra support and services for residents. Most residents are elderly or disabled on fixed or limited incomes. Funding comes from municipal, state, federal and private sources. The corporation moved to its present location in 2010. This location is also one of the housing developments, Sierra Bonita Apartments, featuring 42 units in a mixed-use building with environmentally sound green building features.
West Hollywood became an independent city in 1984. The city is only 1.9 square miles, but has a variety of shops,…More diverse residents and landmarks that make it unique. West Hollywood is also known as "WeHo" and shares boundaries with the City of Beverly Hills and Los Angeles.
Residents of West Hollywood are very proactive in many social issues such as HIV and AIDS; the environment; LGBT rights; human rights and civil rights; affordable housing; seniors and animal rights. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and the Los Angeles County Fire Department provide the law enforcement and fire protection to the city.
The City of West Hollywood has a diverse population of residents that includes members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community; seniors; and Russian-speaking immigrants.