2014 Highlights


Some of the recently developed projects that provide affordable housing in San Francisco. Highlighting:

Kelly Cullen Community

cullen-thumbKelly Cullen Community located at 220 Golden Gate in a building built by the YMCA in 1910, provides 172 efficiency studio units for chronically homeless individuals and on-site social services for residents. In addition to s upportive housing, the project includes the Tom Waddell Urban Health Clinic – a ground floor Department of Public Health managed health clinic providing primary health care to homeless and formerly homeless clients. Photos by Mark Luthringer

Mission Creek Senior Community

mission-creek-thumbMission Creek Senior Community is a Mission Creek Senior Community, 140 senior apartments, including 51 units for frail seniors. Developed by M ercy Housing in partnership with San Francisco Department of Public Health. The development features an on-site adult day health center, the Mission Bay Branch of the San Francisco Public Library, Ground Floor Community Retail Space, an on-site computer lab and more.


mosaica-thumbThe Mosaica Family and Senior Apartments realize the full potential of mixed-use, mixed-income design principles. Mosaica became Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation’s (TNDC) first property in the Mission District in November 2009, when TNDC took over management of the project from the Citizens Housing Corporation. The one-square-block site incorporates 93 units of housing for low-income families, 24 units for low-income seniors, 34 homeownership units, 11,000 square feet of resident services and commercial space, and a private courtyard with green space and playground equipment.  Photos by Luke Thomas

Richardson Apartments

Richardson Housing Architect: David Baker & Partners Location: San Francisco, California

Richardson Housing
Architect: David Baker & Partners
Location: San Francisco, California

Richardson Apartments helps 120 formerly homeless individuals achieve housing stability and attain self-sufficiency, offering affordable rents and supportive services so that residents can break the cycle of homelessness.

Valencia Gardens

valencia-thumbValencia Gardens is a 260-unit mixed-income affordable housing development located on five acres in San Francisco’s Mission District. Valencia Gardens is a public private partnership development that consists of one, two, three and four bedroom units. The units represent a variety of housing programs such as public housing, Section 8 Housing, Senior Housing and Tax-Credit Units. Most importantly Valencia Gardens is a community that, through Mission Housing Development Corporation’s (MHDC) resident services department, offers its residents & the neighborhood at large a myriad of programs such as a computer lab, day care center for pre-school age children, job & education fairs and health services.