The developer was New Economics for Women in a limited partnership with Chevron U.S.A. Inc. Lenders include Century Freeway Housing Program, California Rental Housing Construction Program, and the Community Redevelopment Agency of the City of Los Angeles. Opened in 1993, Casa Loma was the first affordable housing community of its size in Los Angeles.
Created to address the needs of single-parent families living in the Pico-Union community of Los Angeles, floor plans, kitchen layouts, safety features, and number of bedrooms are all designed based on feedback from focus groups of local neighborhood women.
- 110 single and multi-family residential apartment units over 55,234 square feet
- 4 single units
- 32 one-bedroom units
- 42 two-bedroom units
- 28 three-bedroom units
- 4 four-bedroom units
- Open play area and community space
- A 24-hour security guard monitors the parking garage & residential entrance
- 6 classroom spaces serving 142 students of the NASA charter school grades 3-5.
- NEW’s Afterschool Learning Center for grades 3-5