The Vista Verde Apartments project was a 40 unit new construction affordable housing community located in the Imperial/Sherman Heights Neighborhood of Southeastern San Diego.
Project challenges included: adopted site from previous developer; blighted site; 1st new development in community in over 20 years; community support yet neighborhood opposition (NIMBY issues); structure layered financing and complete project in an extremely short time frame to preserve the Low Income Housing Tax Credits.
Completed construction in 8 months.
Unit amenities include fully equipped kitchen with range/oven, refrigerator, garbage disposal, and microwave.
Low VOC paints, glues and adhesives were utilized throughout the project to better protect the environment and residents.
A large community room, tot lot and basketball court were constructed for the enjoyment of the residents.