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Crowds turn out to apply for affordable housing

January 15, 2009 | 11:12 am

More than 500 people are in line at the Immaculate  Heart of Mary Church on Santa Monica Blvd. to apply for low income housing under construction nearby.

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

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