Crowds turn out to apply for affordable housing
Police and affordable-housing advocates dealt with large crowds today as the Hollywood Community Housing Corporation prepared to hand out applications for affordable apartments.
Housing advocates were worried about crowd control, as hundreds showed up to apply for apartments in the faltering economy. The applications were handed out at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church on Santa Monica Boulevard in Hollywood.
-- Jessica Garrison
Photo: More than 500 people are in line at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church on Santa Monica Boulevard to apply for low-income housing under construction nearby. Credit: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times