Affordable Housing Developers Welcome Mayor Eric Garcetti, Councilman Joe Buscaino


Affordable Housing Developers Welcome Mayor Eric Garcetti, Councilman Joe Buscaino, and Other Key Dignitaries for Grand Opening of 176 Affordable Homes in Wilmington, Los Angeles

Abode Communities


Abode Communities and Mercy Housing California, together with the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA), will celebrate the grand opening of Camino del Mar and Vista del Mar, 176 service-enhanced affordable family homes in the Wilmington neighborhood of Los Angeles.

This event marks the fourth and final phase of the New Dana Strand Revitalization, fulfilling HACLA’s 18-year vision for the redevelopment of a 20.7-acre post-war distressed public housing site in a once disenfranchised neighborhood plagued by gang violence and poverty. The social, economic, and physical transformation of this site includes 25 newly constructed multifamily residential buildings on eight infill parcels expected to serve some 700 low-income people with housing and onsite resident (social)


Thursday, September 20, 2018
Press Arrival: 1:45 PM

Program Start: 2:00 PM
Program End: 3:00 PM
Block Party: 3:00 – 5:00 PM


1198 W. D Street
Wilmington, CA 90744
See Attached Logistics Map


The Honorable Nanette Diaz Barragan (TBD)
California State Representative, 44th District

The Honorable Mike Gipson
California State Assembly, 64th District

The Honorable Eric Garcetti
Mayor, City of Los Angeles

The Honorable Joe Buscaino
Councilmember, City of Los Angeles

Douglas Guthrie, President & CEO
Housing Authority City of Los Angeles

Robin Hughes, President & CEO
Abode Communities

Doug Shoemaker, President
Mercy Housing California


Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Key Dignitaries Touring Affordable Housing

Community-Wide Block Party


Megan Folland
(310) 529-4814

Ruth Marks
(415) 355-7165

Eric Brown
(213) 252-1871

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