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Progress Underway for UCLA’s Multi-Million Dollar Housing Expansion

Over 5,000 student beds

By Toi Creel

The University of California Los Angeles plans to add more than five thousand student beds as part of a multi-million dollar housing project.

The construction is part of UCLA‘s move to provide more affordable student housing. A total of three housing projects will be constructed, the combining budget over $870 million.

At the northwest corner the Lot 15 Residence Hall will have a pair of eight-story structures, designed by Mithun for around $237 million. The total 1,781 beds will house freshman and sophomore students and will be available in November 2021.

In December 2021 the former site of a UCLA Extension office is being turned into a 17-story building costing about $210 million dollars. That area will have 1,167 beds for junior and senior undergraduate students.

Rendering of the 10955 LeConte Avenue Apartments. Photo: UCLA.

At $383 million, the Southwest Campus Apartments at 900 Weyburn Place, will have three buildings from around eight to ten stories tall. These 2,279 beds will primarily be for upperclassmen with included meeting rooms, multi-purpose rooms, and laundry facilities.

Completion is anticipated for September 2022.

Though major construction is still underway, the Levering Place apartments including 42 apartments with 216 student beds is now complete.

UCLA also has new apartments in the works for faculty.

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