Affordable Housing Programs
St. Vincent’s, in partnership with Mercy Housing California, a prominent not-for-profit developer of community housing solutions, has developed 75 affordable units for low-income families and 95 affordable units for low-income seniors on St. Vincent’s 21-acre site.
This comprehensive, forward-looking development has amenities essential for developing strong families and communities—gardens, play areas, playing fields, gathering places, walkways, childcare, and a community center.
ST. VINCENT’S GARDENS FAMILY HOUSING
There are 75 units of family housing in 14 buildings with two, three, and four bedroom units available to low - and very low-income families with incomes at or below 60% of area median. These units are equipped with refrigerators, range/oven units, and washer/dryer combinations. The campus has a community center with a computer lab, playgrounds, playing feilds, picnic areas, and open space for recreational activites.
Financing provided by California Housing Finance Agency, California Tax Credit Allocation Committee, the City of Santa Barbara, County of Santa Barbara, California Debt Limit Allocation, Federal Home Loan Bank’s Affordable Housing Project, Housing Authority of the City of Santa Barbara, Mercy Loan Fund, Merritt Community Capital Corporation, Daughters of Charity Health System, St. Vincent’s, and contributions from Santa Barbara area donors.
VILLA CARIDAD SENIOR HOUSING
There are 95 one-bedroom units of senior housing in a multi-story building.
Units are restricted to senior households (head of household age 62 or older) with incomes at or below 50% of area median). Residents will pay no more than 30% of their adjusted gross income for rent. Units are equipped with refrigerators and range/oven units. Amenities include a large community room, a commercial kitchen, outdoor sitting areas, and walking paths along the existing stream bed.
Financing provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Santa Barbara, Federal Home Loan Bank’s Affordable Housing Program, Mercy Loan Fund, St. Vincent’s, and donations from Santa Barbara area individuals, foundations, and businesses.
HOUSING APPLICATIONS AND INFORMATION
St. Vincent’s Gardens - Family Housing
St. Vincent's Gardens
4234 Pozzo Circle
Santa Barbara, CA 93110
Phone 805 - 967- 4340
Villa Caridad - Senior Housing
4202 Calle Real
Santa Barbara, CA 93110
Phone 805 - 683 - 4375
Administrative Office Hours
Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed major holidays