Moen Aligns with East LA Community Corporation Again to Support Organization’s Affordable Housing Efforts in The Hispanic Community
LOS ANGELES, CA – April 12, 2016 – (HISPANICIZE WIRE) – Moen Incorporated, the #1 faucet brand in North America (www.moen.com) today announced that it will assist East LA Community Corporation (www.elacc.org) in its 20-year mission to provide affordable housing for residents in East Los Angeles. Moen has been a contributing partner with ELACC since 2011.
Through Alcanzando Sueños con Moen (ASCM), (“Achieving Dreams with Moen”), Moen will donate state-of-the-art and water-saving kitchen and bathroom fixtures for 50 units of the Cielito Lindo Apts being developed by ELACC in 2016. Located at 2407-2421 East 1st Street in Boyle Heights, Cielito Lindo apartments will be a 63,990 square feet mixed-use transit-oriented development with retail, affordable rental housing including units set aside for low-income families. The ASCM program helps lower the costs associated with the remodeling and construction of new housing development projects.
Moen spokesperson Joe Ramirez said, “We are honored to be able to expand our relationship with ELACC as they continue to build homes and affordable housing to serve low-income families throughout the Hispanic community.”
Founded in 1995, ELACC is a well-established 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization that provides affordable housing, community services, community organizing, and wealth building services to over 2,000 residents. ELACC’s track record includes leveraging over $135 million of investment to the Eastside and housing over 1,000 residents in safe, habitable, and affordable housing throughout East Los Angeles.
The Alcanzando Sueños con Moen program was launched by Moen Incorporated in 2007 in partnership with the Hispanic Housing Development Corporation, a major nonprofit builder of affordable homes in Chicago. Through the program, Moen contributes several hundred thousand dollars worth of products annually to affordable housing projects serving predominantly Hispanic communities around the country, including major markets such as Florida, CA., New York, Illinois, Arizona, and Texas.
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The Mission of ELACC is to advocate for economic and social justice in Boyle Heights and East Los Angeles by building grassroots leadership, developing affordable housing and neighborhood assets and providing access to economic development opportunities for low and moderate-income families.