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