California Community

Cielo Azul, Palmdale Los Angeles County

Cielo Azul senior apartments is an infill development that replaced a vacant site at 38040 27th Street East in Palmdale in northern Los Angeles County.
The development includes 81 affordable senior units with 1-2 bedrooms, built with Type V wood construction on a concrete slab with 122 surface parking stalls. Amenities include ample open space, a spa, and community clubhouse.

It is conveniently located near McAdam Park, health clinics, the Palmdale senior center, shopping, and on an Antelope Valley Transit Authority bus route.
The project was financed with $9,973,000 in 9% Low-income Housing Tax Credits, allocated in 2006. Occupancy began in 2008. The City of Palmdale provided a low-cost, long-term land lease and fee waivers for affordable housing.

100% affordable:
8 units – 30% AMI
8 units – 40% AMI
40 units – 50% AMI
24 units – 60% AMI
1 unit – Manager

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Year Built

2008

Type

Senior

No. Units

81

Total Cost

Developer

AMCAL Multi-Housing

Contractor

AMCAL General Contractors

Architect

R.L. Davidson

Financing

Equity

$9,238,000
SunAmerica
$749,000
AMCAL Enterprises

Construction

$6,317,000
Chase

Permanent

$3,573,000
California Community Reinvestment Corp.

Agency

$189,000
City of Palmdale

Non-Profit

W.O.R.K.S.