We hope this section helps answer a few of the questions you may have. If you have a question not covered in this section, or if you would like more information, please call Amistad Plaza at 323-752-2596. We look forward to hearing from you!
What type of housing is Amistad Plaza? Is it low income housing?
Amistad Plaza is a tax credit community for families. Rent is based on area median income and is set below a specific level relevant to the community.
What does the rent include?
Monthly rental of the apartment, water, and trash service.
Is there a lease?
Yes, there is a one-year lease, but we understand the necessity of unanticipated move-outs.
How many apartments are there?
Amistad Plaza has 56 apartments.
How big are the apartments?
Amistad Plaza offers spacious one, two, and three bedroom apartments, as well as a few more accessible apartments for the sensory/mobility impaired.
How do I get started with the move in process?
Simply fill out an application completely, sign it, and mail it to the address on the back of the application.
Is there a waiting list for residency?
Yes, currently Amistad Plaza has a waiting list. Please call for the approximate waiting time.
What is the Security Deposit?
The Security Deposit is the same as one month’s rent.
Do you allow pets?
Amistad Plaza does not allow pets.
What is the pet deposit?
Is there additional storage space available?
There is no additional storage available; however, each style of apartment offers a large amount of storage space.
Is there an elevator?
Yes, there is one elevator located in the center of the building, easily accessible by all residents on all floors.
Is parking available?
Yes, Amistad Plaza offers its residents the use of one parking lot, with additional on-street parking in the front of the building.
What is the cost for parking?
There is no cost for parking.
How many keys do I receive?
Residents receive an apartment key, a key to a locked mailbox for their apartment, and an access key to the main entry. Our main entrances are intercom controlled and automatically open with the key.
Are there any planned activities?
Amistad Plaza prints a monthly calendar showing the dates and times of various activities. Monthly activities include pot-luck meals, seasonal activities such as gardening and knitting/sewing for our Project H.A.N.D.S. program. There is also a puzzle and craft room used daily for putting together puzzles and other various crafting projects.
Are there on-site laundry facilities?
There is one laundry center at Amistad Plaza It contains coin operated washers and coin operated dryers with folding and hanging areas and a wash sink for the convenience of our residents. This center is located on the ground floor and the second floor.
What is the garbage/recycling process?
There is a garbage center on each floor of the building specifically for garbage/recycling purposes. Inside, there is a chute to dispose of trash directly into a dumpster. There are labeled bins for all recyclables.
Is there any public transportation available?
Yes, the city of Los Angeles offers transit services, which include buses, Amtrak, and metro rail.