LAMP Lodge is an 82-unit, new construction project located in Los Angeles, CA. LAMP Lodge provides housing for 81 homeless/formerly homeless households. All units are ADA adaptable. Additionally, 10% of the units are designed for mobility impairment and 4% of the units are designed for sensory impairment. There are also 10 units set aside for persons living with AIDS or HIV. DHS is providing funding to The People Concern, the Service Provider, for 4 full-time case managers on site, as well as a full-time program manager. In addition, a social service coordinator is working on site. The tenants receive the following supportive services at no cost: individual service plans, benefits counseling/advocacy, mental health assessment and counseling, physical health care access, substance abuse services, money management services, eviction prevention, legal assistance, medication management, transportation, employment services, life skills training, and social activities. skills training, and social activities.
LAMP Lodge is a critical source of new affordable housing in the part of Los Angeles that desperately needs it, Skid Row. The announcement of LAMP Lodge was extensively covered in local media, such as FOX News 11, Los Angeles Daily News, Los Angeles Times, Curbed LA, Urbanize LA, and Spectrum News. Partners on this project include: Boston Financial, The People Concern; California Department of Housing and Community Development; City of Los Angeles Housing + Community Investment Department; Los Angeles County Development Authority; California Tax Credit Allocation Committee (CTCAC); and J.P. Morgan Chase.