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February 26, 2014 | By Roger Vincent
Work is underway on Metro @ Compton Senior Apartments, a $19.5-million housing community near several transit stops, including the light rail Metro Blue Line. The project is being developed by Meta Housing Corp. of Los Angeles, which specializes in building subsidized housing for families and senior citizens. Residents of Metro @ Compton must be 55 or older. The County of Los Angeles Housing Authority helped fund the 75-unit complex under construction at 302 N. Tamarin Ave. in Compton.
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NEWS
December 25, 1989
The Dec. 13 View wins first place for poor taste. "In Search of Clothes for the Older Woman," with its $2,180 dress and $494 outfit, was printed on the same day that another section of the paper featured an article about the inadequate supply of subsidized housing. $2,180 would go a long way toward getting a homeless family into an apartment, and $494 would buy a lot of groceries. The two outfits pictured are as out of reach for many of your readers as a trip to the moon. JUNE MOFFETT Santa Ana
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 29, 2001 | From Times Staff Reports
Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies arrested a Compton woman Thursday in connection with a Bellflower real estate firm that allegedly defrauded people seeking subsidized housing. Latrice Roujau, 33, was booked on suspicion of grand theft with a $10,000 bail, said Deputy Faye Bugarin. At least four other suspects are being sought in connection with the investigation of Exclusive Property Investments, she said.
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November 2, 1992 | CARLA RIVERA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Wearing distinctive gray uniforms and red bow ties and stepping with military-like precision, security guards affiliated with the Nation of Islam marched into the crime-plagued Oakwood section of Venice on Sunday to begin patrolling 14 federally subsidized housing projects.
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June 3, 1990 | HUGO MARTIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Renaldo Martinez Rios is one of 1,100 laborers and fieldworkers crowded into 140 trailers at the Oxnard Mobile Home Lodge near the Pacific Coast Highway. The $20-a-day strawberry picker and his 12-member family share a three-room trailer that is so cramped the family is forced to prepare its meals outside, next to a dusty street. Rios would like to move. "The problem is not finding a place where we can live, but finding a place that we can afford," he said.
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August 19, 1990 | KIM KOWSKY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The developer of Lawndale's only federally subsidized housing project for senior citizens has offered to settle a dispute with the city over the way a lottery to select tenants was conducted, but city officials said they are still considering a lawsuit against the company. City officials contend that the developer, Cooperative Services Inc.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 5, 1996
Senior citizens in a rent-subsidized Inglewood housing complex can stay there, now that federal officials have announced that they plan to continue to help pay rent for at least another year. The 20-year Housing and Urban Development contract on rent subsidies at Inglewood Meadows was scheduled to expire this year, said building manager Judy McCloud. U.S. officials notified McCloud that they will continue the program for another year while Congress reevaluates housing programs.
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December 12, 1997 | CLAIRE VITUCCI
San Fernando Gardens, one of 21 subsidized housing complexes in the city, will receive part of a $2.2-million federal grant to help fund its drug prevention and treatment programs, authorities said. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded the money to the Housing Authority of the city of Los Angeles to fund the authority's Drug Elimination Program. Eight of the city's 21 low-income housing projects will split the grant.
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