California Community

Sommerset, Sacramento

Sommerset Place is a 96-unit affordable development with two and three-bedroom large family units. Total building area is 96,454 sf. The new housing is located on a 5.7 acre site adjacent to Morrison Creek in southern central Sacramento near the Florin Mall, Will Wood Middle School and Molina Medical Center. A major bus line runs on nearby Stockton Boulevard. Construction is eight residential buildings and 161 secure surface parking spaces. Amenities include a pool, children’s play area and a community clubhouse. The design exceeds Title 24 energy efficiency requirements by 15% and all appliances are Energy Star rated. No-VOC paint and low-VOC adhesive were used.
Sommerset Place in funded by $9,450,000 in Low-Income Housing Tax credits, allocated in 2005. Occupancy began in 2007.

100% affordable:
10 units – 30% AMI
10 units – 40% AMI
47 units – 50% AMI
27 units – 60% AMI
2 units – Manager

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Year Built

2007

Type

Family

No. Units

96

Total Cost

$13,432,000

Developer

AMCAL Multi-Housing

Contractor

AMCAL General Contractors

Architect

R.L. Davidson

Financing

Equity

$8,571,000
SunAmerica Affordable Housing Partners
$173,000
AMCAL Enterprises

Construction

$4,278,000
Hanmi Bank

Permanent

$4,278,000
California Community Reinvestment Corp.

Agency

Non-Profit