Oxnard approves 86-unit reasonably priced flats in downtown

Oxnard on June 1, 2021 approved a $1.25 million loan agreement to non-profit Many Mansions for the construction of 86 affordable rental apartments on East 6th Street.

Editor’s observe: An earlier version of this story incorrectly documented the design cost of the job. It is about $44.8 million.

A very low-income apartment complex with non permanent units for the homeless is coming to downtown Oxnard. 

The Oxnard Metropolis Council a short while ago authorized a $1.25 million bank loan with the non-gain A lot of Mansions to construct 86 apartments on East 6th Street in the vicinity of Meta Road.

City Supervisor Alex Nguyen said the job will assist fix the city’s homelessness and meet state quotas for very affordable housing.

“If we cannot make these hard selections, we are never ever heading to deal with the homeless dilemma, tackle the economical housing dilemma,” Nguyen mentioned. “If we really are unable to move forward then we are likely to get rid of options for condition funding.”

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Like several metropolitan areas in California, Oxnard has found a rising number of homeless folks in streets and parks. Numerous downtown businesses have complained about difficulties with loitering and vagrancy.