Also serving the communities of De Luz, Rainbow, Camp Pendleton, Pala and Pauma

County awards $42 million in funds for affordable housing

Cassie N. Saunders

County of San Diego Communications Office

The County of San Diego has awarded $42 million to nine affordable housing developments that will provide about 872 new homes, including one in Fallbrook.

Those selected developments came from a pool of 24 proposal requests totaling more than $89 million for affordable housing across the region. The distribution of the funds was previously approved by the County Board of Supervisors.

Of the nine developments, three will be on county excess land and two on publicly owned land belonging to the MTS.

Below is a breakdown of the allocated funds and number of affordable units:

Navajo Family Apartments

7005 Navajo Rd., San Diego

Total units: 45 (8 for extremely low income)

Developer: Community Housing Works

Funding: $2.72 million

Terrasini (Mt. Etna’s fourth development)

5255 Mt. Etna Dr., San Diego (County excess property)

Total units: 95 (10 for extremely low income)

Developer: Chelsea Investment Corporation

Funding: $7.25 million

Spring Street Trolley Station

4250 Spring St., La Mesa

Total units: 150 (33 for extremely low income)

Developer: Affirmed Housing Group

Funding: $2 million

Beyer Boulevard Trolley Village

4055 Beyer Blvd., San Diego

Total units: 100 (30 for extremely low income)

Developer: Affirmed Housing Group

Funding: $3 million

Mission Village

213 & 225 W. Elder St., Fallbrook

Total units: 61 (30 for extremely low income)

Developer: San Diego Community Housing Corporation and National CORE

Funding: $7.9 million

73rd Street Apartments

5001 73rd St., San Diego (County excess property)

Total units: 120 (38 for extremely low income)

Developer: Eden Housing

Funding: $6.9 million

Kindred

1501/1555 6th Ave., San Diego (County excess property)

Total units: 124 (63 for extremely low income)

Developer: BRIDGE Housing

Funding: $4 million

Paseo Del Rey Apartments

610 Paseo Del Rey, Chula Vista

Total units: 96 (33 for extremely low income)

Developer: Wakeland Housing and Development Corporation

Funding: $8 million

Southwest Village

323, 333-335, 337-338 Willie James Jones Ave., San Diego

Total units: 81 (23 for extremely low income)

Developer: Related California

Funding: $854,322

County Housing and Community Development Services provides affordable housing opportunities to more than 40,000 people each year through various housing programs and affordable housing efforts.

Since 2017, the County has invested more than $235 million in affordable housing, including using County excess property and its Innovative Housing Trust Fund.

Since 2017, 1,660 new units have opened. There are an additional 2,926 units on the way.

When all the developments in the pipeline are complete, the total number of affordable units supported by the county will reach nearly 7,600. This is expected to provide homes to more than 16,700 people.  

The development plans align with the county’s Housing Blueprint, the county’s guide and ongoing response to the regional housing crisis.

 

Reader Comments(0)

 
 
Rendered 07/20/2024 10:06