I have heard that they are closing those projects soon and that they are not letting people in them anymore, but I have not verified it.
If you spend anytime in the area you will see kids, professional people walking their dogs, excercising, etc. You will also see an amazing melting pot of people. The less desirable areas are not only the projects, but also the very dense row of apartments on Slauson down from Bradock... Additionally a BIG and active LAPD station on Centinela and Culver bldv detracts any criminal activity
So it is still a neighborhood in transition, buht yes is gentrifying... anything on the west side and close to the beach will attract more affluent people. Additionally you have the Balloma Creek and bike path you can take for 3 miles on a bike to end in Marina Del Rey pier.
Ultimately you have to make the desicion... I sold many houses in this area and all went well...
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