Sierra Bonita Apartments Grand Opening

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WHCHC celebrated the Grand Opening of Sierra Bonita Apartments on April 3, 2010 to a capacity crowd of over 175 honored guests and community members.

Thank you to everyone who came to partake of the festivities! Watch for the ribbon cutting of WHCHC's offices on the ground floor of Sierra Bonita this summer!



West Hollywood City Council
Mayor Abbe Land
Mayor Pro Tempore John Heilman
Councilmember John J. Duran
Councilmember Lindsey Horvath
Councilmember Jeffrey Prang
Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky

About WHCHC and Sierra Bonita Apartments

WHCHC builds, rehabilitates, and manages affordable housing for people with limited incomes.

Designed for people with Special Needs, Sierra Bonita contains 42 one bedroom residential apartments,each approximately 620 square feet. An outdoor courtyard atrium provides a garden for residents from which access to the units is provided. Each apartment has its own private outdoor space(80 sq ft) with designated storage room, laundry facilities, community room, additional common areas for the residents and their guests, and other support spaces.

Project architect is Patrick Tighe, winner of the prestigious Rome Prize for Architecture. Tighe designed Sierra Bonita as a pilot project for West Hollywood’s Green Building Ordinance, using many environmentally conscious strategies for sustainability. The landscaping was designed to enhance the outdoor experience of the residents, as well as that of the surrounding neighborhoods, businesses and the West Hollywood Community at large.

Sierra Bonita Apartments is the first all-affordable mixed-use project in the East Side Redevelopment Area in the City of West Hollywood. A portion of the ground floor commercial area will accommodate WHCHC’s new offices.

Financial Partners

  • City of West Hollywood
  • National Equity Fund
  • Housing Authority of the County of Los Angeles
  • Wells Fargo Bank
  • California State Department of Housing and Community Development (MHP)
  • Community Development Commission of the County of Los Angeles
  • Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco (AHP)
  • Home Depot

Project Developer

West Hollywood Community Housing Corporation

Project Architect

Patrick Tighe, Patrick Tighe Architecture

General Contractor

Parker/Sarg Industries Inc

Property Management

The John Steward Company

Grand Opening Co-Sponsored by

City of West Hollywood

Refreshment Generously Provided by

Whole Foods West Hollywood






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