Agrihood Affordable Low Income Senior Housing Apartments in Santa Clara

Location, Community, Quality Living. It starts here!

Comfort and building meaningful connections with community are the essence of Agrihood. Discover where a sustainable lifestyle thrives, with outdoor farm space, a fitness center, package lockers, a library, and year-round social events. This community is within walking distance from Walgreens, CVS, Westfield, Santana Row, banks, and public transportation. Come explore Agrihood, a vibrant and unique community near Santana Row, where nature and modern conveniences join to create the ultimate lifestyle in Silicon Valley!

About Agrihood Senior Community's Affordable Housing in Santa Clara County

Agrihood Senior Community is located at 76 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.

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Senior apartments and housing Location

Click on the map below for directions to Agrihood’s Santa Clara County low income housing. 

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Urban Farm and Open Space

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Outdoor Recreation

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Bicycle Storage

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Garden Plots

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Fitness Room

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Library with Computer Access

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Laundry Facilities

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Easy Access to VTA

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Santa Clara Housing Application

The John Stewart Company is managing the housing application process and the subsequent waitlist. Complete an online application to apply for affordable senior housing in San Jose.

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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, but all who are eligible are encouraged to apply:

  • Veterans living and/or working within the City of Santa Clara
  • Veterans
  • Households living and working within the City of Santa Clara
  • Households living within the City of Santa Clara
  • Households working within the City of Santa Clara
  • Households without vehicles

Proof of Veteran Status:

Veterans will need to provide one of the following types of documentation to receive veterans’ preference:

  • DD 214 or NGB Form 22
  • Military ID
  • Veteran’s Disability Letter
  • VIA Issued ID for medical care
  • Veterans ID card
  • Veterans’ designation on driver’s license

Proof of City Live Status:

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:

  • Lease agreement
  • Utility bill

Proof of City Work Status:

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:

  • Tax return
  • Payroll records
  • Employment verification showing location of employment

Preference of households who do not own a vehicle:

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.

Low Income Housing Unit Mix and Area Median Income

Unit TypeAMI Rent# of Units
1 Bedroom30%27
1 Bedroom60%31
2 Bedrooms30%2
2 Bedrooms60%6

Maximum Income per Household Size

Household sizeMaximum Income at 30% AMIMaximum Income at 60% AMI
1 Person$37,470$74,940
2 Persons$42,840$85,680
3 Persons$48,180$96,360
4 Persons$53,520$107,040
5 Persons$57,810$115,620

SENIOR HOUSING Rents by Unit Type and AMI

Unit SizeUnit SizeRent
1 Bedroom30%$1,003
1 Bedroom60%$2,007
2 Bedroom30%$1,204
2 Bedroom60%$2,409


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.

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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.

Contact us

For assistance regarding our affordable housing in Santa Clara County, please email us at or call (408) 462-9122.

We look forward to connecting with you.

The Core Companies

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.

John Stewart Company

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!

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