Cielo Azul senior apartments is an infill development that replaced a vacant 4.4- ac. site in Palmdale in northern Los Ange- les 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 Val- ley 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
Property type: Affordable
Year Built: 2008
No. Units: 81
Developer: AMCAL Multi-Housing
Contractor: AMCAL General Contractors
Architect: R.L. Davidson