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NOTICE: The deadline for approval of any MHSA Housing Program Loan is May 30, 2016. Below are important MHSA Application deadlines

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03/1/16

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05/30/16

Close MHSA Loans At Construction

06/30/17

Close & Fund MHSA Loans After Occupancy

06/30/18

MHSA Funded Projects

Cabrillo Gateway

Cabrillo Gateway

2001 River Avenue,
Long Beach, Los Angeles County

Project Completion Date: August 2015

Cabrillo Gateway, Century Villages at Cabrillo's (CVC) fourth phase of campus development, features 81 highly affordable one, two and three bedroom permanent supportive housing units within a four story structure over podium parking. Located at the foot of the Villages at Cabrillo campus, Cabrillo Gateway serves as the marquee development at the entry to the campus. The 27 acre CVC campus is a residential community designed to break the cycle of homelessness. Situated on a former military housing site serving the Long Beach shipyards, the site was conveyed to CVC, a Century Housing affiliate, in 1997 under the McKinney Act for the benefit of the homeless. Over the past 15 years, the Villages at Cabrillo has grown to become home to more than 1,000 residents. These include more than 500 veterans and an increasing family and child population. The service goal of Cabrillo Gateway is to increase self-sufficiency and independence, allowing residents to build dreams and achieve their highest potential, improve health, and ultimately reintegrate into society.

Forty units at Cabrillo Gateway are set aside for special needs households including individuals and families transitioning from homelessness and/or households with a physical and/or psychiatric disability. Sixteen of these units are set aside for MHSA-eligible households. The remaining forty-one units will be leased to low income households. Ground floor space includes a parking structure, community rooms, and supportive service space including counseling offices, a classroom, property management space, and a community health clinic operated by a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC). The Project is pursuing LEED Gold designation. Century Villages at Cabrillo serves as the Owner, Developer, Property Manager (through its Century Villages Property Management affiliate), and primary Service Provider. MHSA funds were provided by Los Angeles County.

MHSA Housing Program Financing: Permanent Loan $1,600,000
Total Project Funding: $31,500,000


COMM 22

COMM 22

22nd & Commercial Streets,
San Diego, San Diego County

Project Completion Date: December 2014

COMM22 is a mixed-use, mixed-income, transit-oriented development located at Commercial and 22nd streets in San Diego, on a four-acre, former San Diego Unified School District maintenance facility site.

The first phase of the development process began in summer 2012, when area infrastructure received significant upgrades such as streetscape improvements, storm drains, water and sewer lines, and undergrounding of power lines.

The second phase 130-unit family property - Paseo at COMM22 began construction in April 2013, and was completed in December 2014. In Paseo 13 units have been set aside to provide permanent supportive housing for MHSA-eligible tenants. The MHSA supportive services will be provided by the County of San Diego Mental Health Services Administration.

The third phase 70-unit senior property, Victoria at COMM22, started construction in October 2013 and was completed in January 2015. Both properties on the improved site are currently in lease-up. The project was developed by BRIDGE Housing and MAAC, who will provide some of the supportive services.

MHSA Housing Program Financing: Permanent Loan $1,462,318
Total Project Funding: $82,600,000


Cathedral Gardens

Cathedral Gardens

668 21st Street,
Oakland, Alameda County

Project Completion Date: December 2014

Cathedral Gardens is a 100-unit project that involved new construction of two 3 and 4-story buildings and the renovation of an existing 3-story historic building located on a 1.37 acre site in the transit-oriented uptown Oakland neighborhood. The existing building was the former rectory, built in 1916 to house staff of the Saint Francis de Sales Cathedral that was built by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Oakland in 1893. The cathedral suffered extensive damage in the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake and was demolished in 1993. One of the new buildings was built above a partial below-ground structural concrete garage with 100 spaces. After structural retrofit and historic preservation, seven units were built in the historic building.

The Project was developed by EAH, Inc. a California nonprofit public benefit corporation of Oakland with MHSA resident supportive services and MHSA funding provided by the Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services Agency. Substantial financing was also provided by the City of Oakland, the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco (AHP), and the County of Alameda. Construction and Permanent financing was provided by Chase Bank, and tax credit equity funding was provided by Merritt Capital.

MHSA Housing Program Financing: Permanent Loan $500,000
Total Project Funding: $40,737,256


Avalon Apartments

Avalon Apartments

13218 Avalon Boulevard,
Los Angeles, Los Angele County

Project Completion Date: December 2014

Avalon Apartments is a 55-unit, new rental housing development in an area of unincorporated Los Angeles County that will set aside 31 units for individuals and families who have been homeless and have a diagnosed mental illness. Amenities include a community room with a kitchen, a multipurpose computer room, two case manager offices, a property manager's office, adult and children's recreation areas, a satellite health clinic operated by To Help Everyone (T.H.E.) Health and Wellness Centers, and abundant outdoor space with a playground and a community garden with 62 parking spaces, located inside a gated and secure complex. The Developer anticipates a LEED Platinum rating recognized by the U.S. Green Building Council.

The project was developed by A Community of Friends who partnered with Kedren Community Health Center to provide mental health services on and off-site. The project will be managed by the John Stewart Company. The project received an allocation of MHSA Prop 63 funds from the County of Los Angeles Department of Mental Health.

MHSA Housing Program Financing: Permanent Loan $3,000,000
Total Project Funding: $20,600,000


Ford & Monterey Apartments

Ford & Monterey Apartments

215 Ford Road,
San Jose, Santa Clara County

Project Completion Date: November 2014

Ford Road Plaza offers 75 affordable rental apartments, including one manager's unit, for residents with annual incomes between 15% and 50% of the Area Median Income. Five one-bedroom units will be reserved for MHSA-eligible tenants and will be supported with a $500,000 MHSA capitalized operating subsidy. The community's one, two and three-bedroom apartments should provide homes to more than 240 residents.

MHSA Housing Program Financing: Permanent Loan $885,000 Operating Subsidy $500,000
Total Project Funding: $28,300,000


Parkview Apartments

Parkview Apartments

363-379 Autumn Drive,
San Marcos, San Diego County

Project Completion Date: September 2014

Parkview Apartments has 84-rental units with a mix of one, two and three-bedroom flats and townhomes. There are a total of nine residential buildings that include six 3-story walk-up apartment buildings and three 2-story walk-up mixed-use buildings that have residential units above ground floor commercial uses, including a large community room with teaching kitchen and on-site leasing offices. Fourteen one-bedroom units have been set aside to provide permanent supportive housing for 14 MHSA eligible residents.

The project was co-developed by Hitzke Development Corporation and C & C Development with MHSA resident supportive services and MHSA funding provided by the County of San Diego Mental Health Services Administration. Substantial financing was also provided by the City of San Marcos; Chase Bank provided Construction and Permanent financing, and Boston Capital bought the federal/state tax credits and provided the equity needed to make the project viable.

MHSA Housing Program Financing: Permanent Loan $1,637,804 Operating Subsidy $1,637,804
Total Project Funding: $32,600,000


Cotton's Point Senior Apartments

Cotton's Point Senior Apartments

2358 S El Camino Real,
San Clemente, Orange County

Project Completion Date: June 2014

Cotton's Point Senior Apartments is a 76-unit project that involved new construction of one 3-story building and is located on a 1.51 acre site in the coastal city of San Clemente. Beyond the seaside scenery and mountain views, the project includes two community rooms, fitness room and tech room area. The project is rich with older adult services provided by EngAge focusing on learning, wellness and creativity programs.

The project was developed by Meta Housing. MHSA resident supportive services and MHSA funding are provided by the Orange County Behavioral Health Care Services Agency. Additional sources of public financing were also provided the Federal Home Loan Bank, Orange County and the City of San Clemente. Construction Financing and tax credit equity funding was provided by Wells Fargo. Permanent financing was provided by California Community Reinvestment Corporation.

MHSA Housing Program Financing: Permanent Loan $1,622,400
Total Project Funding: $31,980,181


Heather Glen Apartments

Heather Glen Apartments

817 F Street,
Marysville, Sutter & Nevada Counties

Project Completion Date: June 2013

Heather Glen is a two-story 4-plex supportive housing project located in Marysville. The project has two and three-bedroom fully furnished units that provide shared housing opportunities for 10 mental health consumers.

The project was developed by the Regional Housing Authority of Sutter and Nevada Counties , who also manages the property. Sutter Yuba Mental Health Services (SYMHS) Department provided the financing using Prop 63 Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) funding. SYMHS provides support & coordination of services for all residents.

MHSA Housing Program Financing: Permanent Loan $550,000 Operating Subsidy $276,410
Total Project Funding: $550,000


7th & H Street Apartments

7th & H Street Apartments

7th and H Streets,
Sacramento, Sacramento County

Project Completion Date: December 2012

The 7th & H housing community is a mixed-use affordable housing development in downtown Sacramento developed by Mercy Housing. The project provides 150 studio and one-bedroom apartments in an eight-story building that has extensive community space, comprehensive resident services, a health clinic and ground floor commercial retail located in close proximity to public transit and a number of downtown amenities. The project was designed to help meet many important goals of the City of Sacramento, the Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency and Mercy Housing.

The project funded by Wells Fargo Community Lending and Development, Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency, Sacramento County, California Housing Finance Agency, California Tax Credit Allocation Committee, Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco

MHSA Housing Program Financing: Permanent Loan $1,800,000
Total Project Funding: $47,400,000


Rancho Dorado Apartments

Rancho Dorado Apartments

25105 John F. Kennedy Drive,
Moreno Valley, Riverside County

Project Completion Date: October 2012

Rancho Dorado is a groundbreaking project in partnership with the City of Moreno Valley and the Riverside County Department of Mental Health's HHOPE Program (Homeless/Housing, Opportunities, Partnership, and Education). This 70-unit affordable community serves large families with incomes between 30% and 60% of Area Median Income (AMI). Within the project, 15 units of supportive housing, funded in part through the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA), are scattered throughout, creating an inclusionary environment for all residents. This is the first MHSA project in the Inland Empire.

The project was developed by Palm Communities with MHSA resident supportive services and MHSA funding provided by the County of Riverside Mental Health Services Administration. Substantial financing was also provided by the City of Moreno Valley, Riverside County, HUD, Farmers & Merchants Bank, WNC & Associates, and equity funding from Centerline Capital Group.

MHSA Housing Program Financing: Permanent Loan $1,500,000 Operating Subsidy $1,300,000
Total Project Funding: $21,600,000


Vineyards At Menifee

Vineyards At Menifee

29930 Winter Hawk Road
Menifee, Riverside County

Project Completion Date: May 2012

This 81-unit gated affordable community offers resort-style living for people 55 and over. It is designed to support independent living and provides 15 units reserved for mentally-ill seniors that were formerly homeless or at risk of homelessness. On-site amenities are especially tailored to seniors and the Senior Center is just a few blocks away. The 3,051-square foot community and recreation center features a kitchen, computer lab, community room, and exercise area. The pool and spa with wheelchair lift are adjacent to this community center.

The project was developed by Palm Communities with MHSA resident supportive services and MHSA funding provided by the County of Riverside Mental Health Services Administration. Substantial financing was also provided by the City of Moreno Valley, Riverside County EDA, HUD, Farmers & Merchants Bank, WNC & Associates, and equity funding from Centerline Capital.

MHSA Housing Program Financing: Permanent Loan $1,500,000 Operating Subsidy $1,300,000
Total Project Funding: $20,600,000


Legacy Apartments

Legacy Apartments

72490 El Centro Way
Thousand Palms, Riverside County

Project Completion Date: April 2012

Legacy is Palm Communities' second groundbreaking project with Riverside County and the Riverside County Department of Mental Health's HHOPE Program (Homeless/Housing, Opportunities, Partnership, and Education) to provide supportive housing under the Mental Health Services Act. This 80-unit affordable community serves large families with incomes between 30% and 60% of Area Median Income (AMI). Within the project, 15 units of supportive housing, funded in part through the Mental Health Services Act funds, are fully integrated into the project.

The project was developed by Palm Communities with MHSA resident supportive services and MHSA funding provided by the County of Riverside Mental Health Services Administration. Substantial financing was also provided by the City of Moreno Valley, Riverside County EDA, HUD, Farmers & Merchants Bank, WNC & Associates, and equity funding from Centerline Capital.

MHSA Housing Program Financing: Permanent Loan $1,622,400 Operating Subsidy $1,377,600
Total Project Funding: $25,000,000


Renaissance at Trinity

Renaissance at Trinity

532 South Trinity Street
Fresno, Fresno County

Project Completion Date: August 2011

Renaissance at Trinity, a 20-unit rental-housing development located in Fresno, provides permanent supportive housing for qualified chronically homeless persons. Renaissance at Trinity includes 15 units specifically set aside for MHSA target population adults. The units consist of 1 bedroom, bathroom, full kitchen and living area. Residents at Trinity have use of the on-site Community Building that includes a kitchen and lounge area and also provides for social activities including life skills, a computer room, meeting space for supportive services and private offices for supportive services and property management staff.

Renaissance at Trinity was developed by The City of Fresno Housing Authority. Additional financing includes: Low Income Housing Tax Credits (CTCAC), FHLB SF Affordable Housing Program, HUD Continuum of Care Funds (COC), and Housing Relinquished Fund Corporation, an affiliate of The City of Fresno Housing Authority.

MHSA Housing Program Financing: Permanent Loan $875,000 Operating Subsidy $0
Total Project Funding: $3,298,588


The Courtyards in Long Beach

The Courtyards in Long Beach

1027 and 1045 Redondo Avenue
1134 Stanley Avenue
350 E. Esther Avenue
Long Beach, Los Angeles County

Project Completion Date: December 2011

Recipient of the Southern California Association of NonProfit Housing (SCANPH) 2011 Special Needs Housing Development of the Year, the Courtyards in Long Beach is a multiple site project with a total of 46 units in four locations designed to provide permanent supportive housing. The project includes 23 units set aside for MHSA target population adults. The residents and clients will have access to services provided by MHA Village which is located within two miles of each location.

The project's developer is Clifford Beers Housing, Inc. Additional financing partners include the Long Beach Housing Development Company, Wells Fargo Bank, Affordable Housing Program - First Citizens Bank & Trust and American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

MHSA Housing Program Financing: Permanent Loan $2,194,403 Operating Subsidy $2,300,000
Total Project Funding: $12,680,036


Dr. Raye Richardson Apartments

Dr. Raye Richardson Apartments (AKA: Parcel G)

365 Fulton Avenue
San Francisco, San Francisco County



Project Completion Date: September 2011

Dr. Raye Richardson Apartments, when completed, will be a 120-unit residential complex located near City Hall in San Francisco, providing permanent supportive housing for adults. The project includes 12 units set aside for MHSA target population adults. The building will include ground floor retail space, some of which will be leased to a job training company that will provide employment services to the tenants, open courtyard with views of the Performing Arts Building Mural, second story courtyard areas, a green-roof planting area, vegetable gardens and a roof-top seating area.

The project's developers are Community Housing Partnership and Mercy Housing California. Additional financing partners include the S.F. Mayor's Office of Housing, Citibank, N.A., the Redevelopment Agency of the City of San Francisco, the California Department of Housing and Community Development, Silicon Valley Bank and Raymond James.

MHSA Housing Program Financing: Permanent Loan $1,200,000 Operating Subsidy $1,200,000
Total Project Funding: $35,971,996


Fairmount Apartments

Fairmount Apartments

401 Fairmount Avenue
Oakland, Alameda County



Estimated Project Completion Date: End of 2010

Fairmount Apartments, a three story mid-rise project in Oakland, will provide affordable, supportive housing to low income families. Five units will be set aside to serve households in which a member qualifies under MHSA's target population. An additional six units will be set aside for people with orthopedic, physical and/or developmental disabilities. The other 20 units in the development will serve individuals and families with incomes ranging from 30% to 50% of Area Median Income, with one unit reserved for a resident manager. Fairmount clients and residents will have use of the community and supportive service space on site. The community room will include kitchen crafts, computer and TV lounge areas.

The project's developer is Affordable Housing Associates. Additional financing partners include Wells Fargo Bank, California Department of Housing and Community Development, the City of Oakland, Federal Home Loan Bank's Affordable Housing Partnership, ESIC Green Grant and Alames County Green Grant.

MHSA Housing Program Financing: Permanent Loan $500,000 Operating Subsidy $500,000
Total Project Funding: $12,104,000


34th Street

34th Street

4637 34th Street
San Diego, San Diego County



Project Completion Date: August 2010

34th Street, a 34-unit complex located in San Diego, provides permanent supportive housing for low income adults. Five units in this project are set aside for MHSA target population adults. The development is located in a residential neighborhood and will include barbeque and picnic area and children's playground.

The project's developer is Townspeople. Additional financing partners include San Diego Housing Commission, Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS, California Department of Housing and Community Development, and SHP Capital.

MHSA Housing Program Financing: Permanent Loan $370,610
Total Project Funding: $6,663,093


Sunflower Garden

Sunflower Garden

29 Sun Street
Salinas, Monterey County



Estimated Project Completion Date: Spring 2010

Sunflower Garden, an 18-unit complex located in Salinas, provides permanent supportive housing. The project includes 15 units set aside for MHSA target population adults. The residents and clients will have use of the on-site community room that provides social activities, meals, rehabilitation services and meeting space for additional supportive services.

The project's developer is Interim Housing, Inc. Additional financing partners include the City of Salinas, Salinas Redevelopment Agency, Community Development Block Grant County of Monterey and Rabobank.

MHSA Housing Program Financing: Permanent Loan $1,649,000 Operating Subsidy $1,538,400
Total Project Funding: $5,845,602


Timberline Shared Housing

Timberline Shared Housing

321 Timberline
Auburn, Placer County



Rehab Completion Date: January 2010

Timberline Shared Housing is a five bedroom single family home providing permanent supportive housing for five non-related adult individuals in Auburn. The five bedrooms are designated for MHSA target population adults, and each resident has their own bedroom but share the homes' common areas including kitchen, bathrooms, living and dining rooms.

The project's developer is Alliance for the Mentally Ill Housing. The MHSA program provided 100% of the financing for this Shared Housing Development.

MHSA Housing Program Financing: Permanent Loan $524,300 Operating Subsidy $350,000
Total Project Funding: $524,300


La Rahada

La Rahada

1036 and 1050 Ashland Avenue
Simi Valley, Ventura County

Project Completion Date: December 2009

La Rahada, an eight-unit complex located in Simi Valley, provides permanent supportive housing for adults. All units in this project are set aside for MHSA target population adults. The residents will have access to a community room and services at the neighboring Casa de Paz another Many Mansions project.

The project's developer is Many Mansions. Additional financing partners include the Simi Valley Community Development Agency, California Department of Housing and Community Development and Century Housing Corporation.

MHSA Housing Program Financing: Permanent Loan $786,653 Operating Subsidy $832,000
Total Project Funding: $2,363,603


Folsom Oaks Apartments

Folsom Oaks Apartments

809 Bidwell Street
Folsom, Sacramento County



Estimated Project Completion Date: January 2011

Folsom Oaks Apartments, a nineteen unit complex located in Folsom, provides permanent supportive housing for adults and families. Five units in this project are set aside for MHSA target population adults and their families. The residents and clients will have use of the on-site Community Room that provides social activities, rehabilitation services and meeting space for additional supportive services.

The project's developer is Transitional Living and Community Services in conjunction with Mercy Housing. Additional financing partners include the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Association, City of Folsom and the California Department of Housing and Community Development.

MHSA Housing Program Financing: Permanent Loan $500,000
Total Project Funding: $6,110,000


Belovida Senior Housing

Belovida Senior Housing

1858 Main Street
San Jose, Santa Clara County



Project Completion Date: October 2009

Belovida, a 28-unit complex located in San Jose, provides permanent supportive housing for seniors. The project includes three units set aside for MHSA target population seniors. The residents and clients will have use of the on-site community room that provides social activities, meals, rehabilitation services and meeting space for additional supportive services.

The project's developer is CORE Affordable Housing. Additional financing partners include the City of Santa Clara, County of Santa Clara, Bank of America and Federal Home Loan Bank.

MHSA Housing Program Financing: Permanent Loan $300,000 Operating Subsidy $250,000
Total Project Funding: $11,317,337


Daniel's Village

Daniel's Village

2624 Santa Monica Blvd
Santa Monica, Los Angeles County



Project Completion Date: July 2009

Daniel's Village is the rehabilitation of the Village Motel, an eight-unit motel in Santa Monica, which provides seven units of permanent, supportive housing for homeless, transition age youth (ages 18-25) with mental illness. The motel was converted into seven single apartments, featuring private bathrooms and kitchenettes, and one 1-bedroom apartment for the resident manager.

The project's developer is Step Up on Second Street in partnership with the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health. Additional funding is provided by the City of Santa Monica and the Los Angeles County Community Development Commission.

MHSA Housing Program Financing: Permanent Loan $733,810 Operating Subsidy $728,000
Total Project Funding: $2,651,172


Polk Street Apartments

Polk Street Apartments

990 Polk Street
San Francisco, San Francisco County



Project Completion Date: November 2008

Polk Street Apartments, a 110-unit high-rise building in downtown San Francisco, provides permanent supportive housing for seniors. The project includes 10 units set aside for MHSA target population seniors. The development includes ground floor retail space and about 3,000 square feet of community space that includes a solarium, a residential lobby, on-site parking, a community room, and staff offices. An above ground outdoor deck provides additional community and open space.

Additional financing partners include Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation, Citizen's Housing Corporation, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco Mayor's Office of Housing, Federal Home Loan Bank, Enterprise Community Investment and Union Bank of California.

MHSA Housing Program Financing: Permanent Loan $1,000,000
Total Project Funding: $33,091,000


Vida Nueva Apartments

Vida Nueva Apartments

705 Rohnert Park Expressway East
Rohnert Park, Sonoma County



Project Completion Date: March 2004

Vida Nueva Apartments, a 24 unit complex located in Rohnert Park, provides permanent supportive housing for families. The project includes six units set aside for MHSA target population adults and children. The residents and clients will have use of the on-site Community Room that provides social activities, meals, rehabilitation services and meeting space for additional supportive services.

Additional financing partners include Burbank Housing Development Corporation, Wells Fargo Bank, Rohnert Park Community Development Commission, Sonoma County Development Commission, Bank of Marin, Alliant Capital and the California Department of Housing and Community Development.

MHSA Housing Program Financing: Permanent Loan $600,000 Operating Subsidy $600,000
Total Project Funding: $1,200,000


MHA Garden Street Apartments

MHA Garden Street Apartments

617 Garden Street
Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County



MHA Garden Street Apartments, a 51-unit complex located in Santa Barbara, provides low-income affordable work-force housing with supportive services for mentally-ill residents. The project includes 10 units set aside for MHSA target population adults. The building also houses the administrative offices of Mental Health Association and the National Alliance on Mental Illness, along with office space and parking for City of Santa Barbara employees. The residents and other eligible clients have use of the on-site Fellowship Club that provides social activities, meals, rehabilitation services, with meeting space for additional supportive services. To help subsidize the rent for the very-low income residents, the project has 26 Project Based Section 8 vouchers, and the MHSA program has provided additional capitalized operating subsidies for the MHSA units.

Some of the partners on this project include the Mental Health Association in Santa Barbara County, in collaboration with divisions of the City and County of Santa Barbara, the Housing Authority of the City of Santa Barbara, the Santa Barbara County Department of Alcohol, Drug, and Mental Health Services, and the California Department of Mental Health.

MHSA Housing Program Financing: Permanent Loan $1,000,000 Operating Subsidy $500,000
Total Project Funding: $22,006,131