Not only will Agrihood Senior offer an array of on-site amenities (shown below), the location cannot be beat. This senior affordable housing community is located just blocks from Santa Row, Westfield Valley Fair Mall, Safeway, Walgreens, CVS, banks, a gym and public transportation.
Agrihood Senior Community is located at 90 North Winchester Boulevard in Santa Clara, across from the Valley Fair Shopping Center, and will provide 163 affordable units for seniors, who are 55 or older. Fifty-four of these units will be filled through County referral. The remaining 109 units will be filled through a waitlist in accordance with the resident selection criteria.
The Agrihood community features a productive acre-and-a-half of farmland and open space, which will connect Santa Clara’s contemporary urban living with its agricultural past by providing healthy sustenance and new outdoor recreational resources to residents and neighbors alike. Other amenities at Agrihood include bicycle storage, garden plots, a fitness room, a library with computer access, and laundry facilities. The site offers easy access to multiple VTA locations and walking paths. It also is central to community services and amenities, including Central Park, Westfield Valley Fair mall, the Santa Clara Senior Center, Santa Clara Veterans Services Offices, and the International Swim Center.
Urban Farm and Open Space
Library with Computer Access
Easy Access to VTA
The John Stewart Company is managing the housing application process and the subsequent waitlist.
Eligibility is income-restricted, as are rents, in accordance with the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit program as well as other funding program requirements. To qualify, applicants cannot exceed the annual gross income listed below based on their household size. For example, maximum income restrictions for 50% AMI units range from $47,200 for a one-person household to $72,800 for a five-person household and 60% AMI units range from $70,800 for a one-person household to $109,680 for a five-person household.
The following housing preferences will be provided (and verified) in the order shown below for Agrihood Senior Community when selecting applicants. All eligible households are encouraged to apply:
Veterans will need to provide one of the following types of documentation to receive veterans’ preference:
Applicants will need to provide one of the following to verify that at least one household member currently lives within the city limits of the City of Santa Clara for at least the past six months:
Applicants will need to provide one of the following to verify that at least one household member currently operates a business or is currently employed by a business or public or quasi-public agency in the City of Santa Clara for at least the past six months:
All adult household members will be required to certify that the entire household does not currently own a vehicle or have a vehicle registered within the name of any of the household members. Household will not be entitled to any on-property parking.
Please click below for more details on Rental Selection Criteria and Grounds for Denial.
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Agrihood Senior Community is proud to offer 163 affordable studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom apartments. One hundred and nine of those units will be filled through a waitlist. Studio apartments are (approx.) 420 SF, one‐bedroom apartments are (approx.) 526 SF, and two-bedroom apartments are (approx.) 720 SF.
Initial occupancy is anticipated for early May of 2023.
There will be 99 parking spaces available for the senior community. Of those, 91 will be dedicated assigned spaces and eight will be shared first come, first serve spaces.
Pet friendly community with a limit of one pet per household
Forty-nine of the units will be set aside to serve veterans’ households.
No, residents are encouraged to bring their own furniture.
Amenities include an acre-and-a-half of farmland and open space, garden plots, bicycle storage, a fitness room, a library with computer access, and laundry facilities. The site offers easy access to multiple VTA Stations and walking paths and also is central to a variety of vibrant locations, including Downtown San Jose, the International Swim Center, and Central Park.
The John Stewart Company will be the property management company. You can learn more about them here.
Established in 1989, the Core Companies have developed a strong track record for identifying well-located sites, securing difficult entitlements, and building great residential communities. Since its inception, Core has developed more than 400 homes, townhomes, and condominiums, as well as 2,300 apartment units.
The John Stewart Company has specialized in the day-to-day operations of affordable housing communities since 1978. Our goal is to provide secure, service-oriented, and well-maintained communities that serve the interests of residents and property owners alike. We apply our core values of compassion, integrity, service, and professionalism to everything we do. We are proud to manage the high-quality affordable housing that thousands of Californians call home!