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Low Income Housing and Subsidized Apartments in San Diego, CA

Below is the listing of 45 affordable apartments and low-income housing in San Diego, CA. Some apartments listed here will require prospective residents to meet income eligibility requirements and other guidelines specific to a housing authority, and other properties will be open to all residents needing affordable housing.

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1st Congregational Memorial Tower - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: San Diego, CA - 92103
Contact Phone: (619) 293-3893

Bella Vista - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family)
Location: San Diego, CA - 92113
Contact Phone: (619) 527-8500

Big Sister League Residency - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Disabled)
Location: San Diego, CA - 92103
Contact Phone: (619) 692-1485
Details: The Fourth Avenue home provides long-term housing for women who desire permanent housing in a more supervised setting. Women at this home may have a long-term history of mental illness requiring greater support to reach their goals. They are also required to participate in community activities to promote independence. Activities may take the form of day programs, clubhouse participation, and the aforementioned options as well. Both homes require women to be currently under the care of a psychiatrist including regular visits and therapy to meet additional mental health needs.
Canyon Rim Apartments - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family)
Location: San Diego, CA - 92129
Contact Phone: (866) 914-8117
Details: Canyon Rim Apartments in San Diego is just blocks from I-15 and walking distance from entertainment at Carmel Mountain Ranch. Our community is located in the Poway Unified School District, one of the most highly rated in Southern California. Our 2- & 3-bedroom apartment homes include refinished interiors, private patios or balconies & ample storage. Country living, city convenience, affordably priced, Canyon Rim Apartments
Casa Colina Del Sol - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: San Diego, CA - 92105
Contact Phone: (619) 265-8536
Details: This 75-unit development for low-income seniors and persons with disabilities was acquired by HDP from its original owner in 2003, when it was at risk of being converted into a higher-rent development. The acquisition will keep the apartments affordable for 55 years. A $646,000 rehabilitation, completed in December 2004, included energy-efficient windows and doors and a modernized community room and kitchen. The three-story complex also features a community room and lushly landscaped grounds. A Resident Services Coordinator was placed on the site in 2005. Units at Casa Colina del Sol are restricted to renters with incomes at or below 50 percent of AMI.
Cathedral Arms - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: San Diego, CA - 92103
Contact Phone: (619) 291-3883

Cathedral Plaza - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: San Diego, CA - 92101
Contact Phone: (619) 234-0093
Details: Cathedral Plaza was created jointly by the Diocese of San Diego and The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to serve low income senior citizens 62 years of age or older. This 222 unit non-smoking hi-rise building was developed in 1970 through a HUD Section 236 loan and is located at 1551 Third Avenue in Downtown San Diego, CA. The property offers residents two full-time on-site service coordinators that are responsible for coordinating social activities, arranging transportation to various appointments and serving as a resident advocate. Cathedral Plaza is sponsored by Catholic Charities and is a Non-Profit 501c(3) Corporation.
Cerro Pueblo - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: San Diego, CA - 92117
Contact Phone: (619) 275-5361
Details: Cerro Pueblo is a 46 unit garden apartment community, all units are one-bedroom and approximately 550 square feet.
Columbia Tower - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: San Diego, CA - 92101
Contact Phone: (619) 618-4139
Details: Columbia Towers is a fine senior community in beautiful Downtown San Diego. Offering studios and one-bedroom units in a 16-floor high rise, Columbia Towers features a swimming pool, a built-in BBQ area, ample parking, a clubhouse with full kitchen, computers and a pool table, even a fitness room with a library. This pet-friendly community is near Seaport Village and Horton Plaza, with easy access to the trolley. An activities coordinator manages events such as bingo, yoga, arts and crafts, and teatime.
Coronado Terrace I - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family)
Location: San Diego, CA - 92154
Contact Phone: (619) 423-5804
Details: Coronado Terrace was built in 1971 and fully renovated in 2001. It underwent significant exterior renovation recently to replace stucco, roofs, and lighting. The community is located on 25th St. near the intersection with Coronado Ave. and Interstate 5.
Coronado Terrace Ii - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family)
Location: San Diego, CA - 92154
Contact Phone: (619) 423-5804
Details: Coronado Terrace was built in 1971 and fully renovated in 2001. It underwent significant exterior renovation recently to replace stucco, roofs, and lighting. The community is located on 25th St. near the intersection with Coronado Ave. and Interstate 5.
Crandall Apartments - Apartment (for Family)
Location: San Diego, CA - 92111
Contact Phone: (858) 279-6060
Details: Crandall Apartments in San Diego, CA is conveniently located above Mission Valley and minutes away from Downtown San Diego. Our 2-3 bedroom apartment homes are just right for the family. Gas, electric, water, sewer trash utilities included! We have a playground for the children, laundry facility, assigned parking, public transportation is within walking distance, close to shopping, restaurants, movie theaters, library, recreation park, Qualcomm stadium, and much more. Also, housing vouchers welcome! Stop by and meet our friendly staff.
Delta Manor Apartments - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family)
Location: San Diego, CA - 92113
Contact Phone: (619) 266-8395
Details: Located just a five-minute drive from Downtown, Delta Manor Apartments is a 22-unit gated community off the 805 freeway in Southeast San Diego bordered by National City. Here you will find beautiful newly remodeled 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartment homes. Grocery stores and convenience stores are in walking distance.
Euclid Avenue Apartments - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family)
Location: San Diego, CA - 92105
Contact Phone: (619) 276-6271

Golden Age Gardens Apartments - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: San Diego, CA - 92113
Contact Phone: (619) 231-7833

Grace Tower - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: San Diego, CA - 92103
Contact Phone: (619) 298-5442

Grant Heights Park - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family)
Location: San Diego, CA - 92102
Contact Phone: (619) 239-0251

Green Manor - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: San Diego, CA - 92103
Contact Phone: (619) 297-1601

Guadalupe Plaza - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: San Diego, CA - 92105
Contact Phone: (619) 584-2414
Details: Guadalupe Plaza is an 11-story non-smoking building consisting of 124 one-bedroom apartments that was developed under a HUD section 202 loan and provides housing to qualified low-income seniors 62 and older. This community is sponsored by the Catholic Diocese and is a California Non-Profit 501c(3) Corporation. The property offers a full time Service Coordinator who provides full case management and serves as a resident advocate, assisting with coordination of medical appointments, nutrition, social activities and personal concerns.
Horton House - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: San Diego, CA - 92101
Contact Phone: (619) 239-5171
Details: Located in the historic Gaslamp district in downtown San Diego, Horton House is a high rise 153-unit community offering many advantages and attractions. Restaurants and shopping centers are all within walking distance. Take advantage of easy access to MTS bus and trolley stops. Horton House offers studios and one bedrooms which include a balcony for your enjoyment of city views. Horton House is designated for seniors over 62 and persons with disabilities. Pets are welcome!
Juniper Gardens Apartments - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family)
Location: San Diego, CA - 92105
Contact Phone: (619) 263-1933

Lakeshore Villa - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: San Diego, CA - 92119
Contact Phone: (619) 463-9611

Lazzell Residence - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: San Diego, CA - 92114
Contact Phone: (619) 264-1997

Lions Community Manor - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: San Diego, CA - 92101
Contact Phone: (619) 235-4433
Details: Lions Community Manor is a 131-unit 14 story residential apartment building that offers 1 bedroom/ bath apartments to low income seniors 62 years of age. The property was developed jointly by the Lions Club of San Diego, CCDC and the Department of Housing and Urban Development, who provided a HUD Section 202 loan to the property. We are located adjacent to the Gas Lamp District of San Diego at 310 Market Street on the corner of 3rd Avenue and Market St. The building offers one full-time on-site service coordinator who assists residents with personal concerns such as filling out forms, reviewing your mail, reviewing medical bills, locating domestic services, reviewing social security issues and much more. The property is owned and sponsored by the Lions Community Service Corporation, a Non-Profit 501c(3) Corporation.
Luther Tower - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: San Diego, CA - 92101
Contact Phone: (619) 234-1272
Details: Luther Tower is a 200-unit 14 story residential apartment building that was developed through a HUD Section 202 loan and provides housing to qualified low income seniors 62 years and older. We are located in downtown San Diego at 1455 2nd Avenue in close proximity to Interstate 5 and the airport. The building offers one full-time on-site service coordinator who assists residents with personal concerns such as filling out forms, reviewing your mail, reviewing medical bills, locating domestic services, reviewing social security issues and much more. In addition, we offer our seniors the opportunity to be involved in various activities in the building such as Friday night bingo, card playing, dominoes, puzzles and arts & crafts. The property is sponsored by First Lutheran Development Corp a Non-Profit 501c(3) Corporation.
Mariners Cove Apartments - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family)
Location: San Diego, CA - 92107
Contact Phone: (619) 610-0957
Details: Our San Diego community offers 2 outdoor swimming pools, a fenced-in dog park and a high-tech fitness center. We feature pet-friendly apartments and townhomes with a private patio or balcony, wood flooring and high ceilings.
Meadowbrook Apartments I - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family)
Location: San Diego, CA - 92139
Contact Phone: (619) 479-6565

Meadowbrook Apartments Ii - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family)
Location: San Diego, CA - 92139
Contact Phone: (619) 479-6565

Mercy Gardens - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Disabled)
Location: San Diego, CA - 92103
Contact Phone: (619) 255-8891

Otay Park - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family)
Location: San Diego, CA - 92154
Contact Phone: (619) 383-1892
Details: Otay Park is an excellent family complex featuring one- and two-bedroom apartments and three-bedroom townhomes, all with a patio or balcony. Residents here enjoy proximity to parks and shopping, and make use of the trolley that takes them to beautiful Downtown San Diego. A recreation room is available for private use, and there is a picnic area, two playgrounds, and two laundry rooms. For children (K through 6th grade), afterschool and summer programs are available.
President John Adams Manor I - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family)
Location: San Diego, CA - 92105
Contact Phone: (619) 262-0722

Reese Village - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Disabled)
Location: San Diego, CA - 92115
Contact Phone: (858) 277-3757
Details: The Reese Village Apartments was named in honor of a former TACHS Board member, Dan Reese, who's legacy will always remain that of a proud advocate for persons with disabilities. The Reese Village Apartments demonstrates an approach to providing safe, affordable service-enriched housing for low-income people with a diagnosed disability through funding provided by the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Developments Section 811 program. The construction of Reese Village was completed in the summer of 2002, and hosts 19 one-bedroom apartments located in the College Area of eastern San Diego, CA .
San Diego Square - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: San Diego, CA - 92101
Contact Phone: (619) 239-2073
Details: HDP acquired San Diego Square to preserve the 156-unit, downtown senior housing development as affordable housing for 55 years. HDP also is performing the first major renovation of San Diego Square since it was built in 1980 along Broadway, between Ninth and 10th avenues in Downtown San Diego. San Diego Square currently provides 154 affordable apartments for seniors and two manager’s units, near bus and trolley lines. SDHC authorized the issuance of a multifamily housing revenue note of up to $17,825,000, administered by the state, for the acquisition and rehabilitation of San Diego Square. The San Diego City Council, sitting as the Housing Authority of the City of San Diego, approved the note on October 28, 2014. San Diego Square will be restricted to seniors (age 62+) with incomes at or below 50 percent of AMI.
Seabreeze Gardens Apartments - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family)
Location: San Diego, CA - 92113
Contact Phone: (619) 527-0741

Silvercrest - San Diego - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: San Diego, CA - 92101
Contact Phone: (619) 699-7272
Details: The Salvation Army operates senior residences which provide clean, safe and comfortable housing in an environment that is sensitive and responsive to the needs of individual residents. Subsidies are available at most facilities for low-income residents or handicapped individuals who qualify. Approximately 600 seniors call The Salvation Army Silvercrest's "home" in the Sierra del Mar Division. Silvercrests provide active seniors with limited incomes the opportunity to continue independent living in a pleasant, safe and comfortable apartment of their own. Many join in social activities, shopping and field trips together.
Sorrento Tower - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: San Diego, CA - 92110
Contact Phone: (619) 276-1775
Details: Sorrento Tower is an independent-living apartment community for low-income seniors and those with disabilities. It is conveniently located in the Clairemont area of San Diego and is in walking distance of stores, banks, restaurants, and a public library. Sorrento Tower has on-site management and maintenance personnel for your convenience. There is a shared laundry facility, library, and media room, along with plenty of activities for varying interests. All tenants must be pre-qualified and there is currently a waiting list.
St. Paul's Manor - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: San Diego, CA - 92103
Contact Phone: (619) 239-2097
Details: St. Paul’s Manor is a premier San Diego independent living community. Retirement living at St. Paul’s Manor can be as leisurely or active as you desire. Whether it’s getting together for a few laughs on a friend’s private balcony, attending exercise class, walking through nearby Balboa Park, or taking a trip to the store on St. Paul’s bus, our retirement community makes it easy to enjoy life at whatever pace you prefer. Take in the fresh breeze from your studio or one-bedroom apartment while our housekeeping staff does the work to keep your home clean and beautiful. Sit down to a delicious meal with friends and our waitstaff will make sure the soup is hot and the salad bar is fresh. While you are out strolling around our quaint Banker’s Hill neighborhood, the Maintenance team will keep the grass short and the bushes manicured. None of the burdens of home-ownership are found here. Just the activities that people really enjoy. St. Paul’s Manor is an ideal retirement home and independent living community.
The Stratton Apartments - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family)
Location: San Diego, CA - 92111
Contact Phone: (866) 298-8869
Details: Our community features large two- and three-bedroom apartments with well-equipped kitchens and ample storage. The Stratton also offers a variety of community amenities to enjoy: take the kids to the onsite playground, have a picnic at one of several picnic areas or burn off energy on the basketball court. The Stratton is ideally located near I-5 and the 805 freeway access, and dining, shopping, and the beach are all just minutes away.
Trinity Manor - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: San Diego, CA - 92103
Contact Phone: (619) 297-1512

Villa Alta - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: San Diego, CA - 92115
Contact Phone: (619) 582-2605

Villa Merced - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: San Diego, CA - 92154
Contact Phone: (619) 423-8325

Vista La Rosa Apartments - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family)
Location: San Diego, CA - 92154
Contact Phone: (619) 423-6094
Details: Spacious and lavish apartment homes with an ideal central location & practicality to everything you need. Vista La Rosa Apartments provides a blend of these elements creating an enviable lifestyle. Your new home at Vista La Rosa Apartments is moments away from a wide variety of shopping, dining & entertainment. You are also close to beaches, parks & Imperial Beach as well as to freeways & everything San Diego has to yield. Vista La Rosa Apartments affords rare levels of space, style & deluxe. Vista La Rosa Apartments offers a wide range of floor plans and is located in a gated community, so safety is yours. Thoughtfully designed with comfort and practicality in mind, our deluxe apartment homes present roomy 2 and 3 bedroom floor plans. We pride ourselves on guaranteeing only the best in apartment residing. Come take advantage of the numerous amenities including a swimming pool, basketball court, and a community room with different activities for kids and adults. We have units starting at only $1114 per month, so not only is Vista La Rosa a desirable destination but a great value as well.
Vista Serena - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: San Diego, CA - 92102
Contact Phone: (619) 237-1170

Wesley Terrace - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: San Diego, CA - 92115
Contact Phone: (619) 582-8100

Westminster Manor - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: San Diego, CA - 92101
Contact Phone: (619) 233-7001
Details: Westminster Manor is a beautiful apartment home community in a well-kept area in San Diego, California. Enjoy the convenience of being close to everything with easy access to shopping, restaurants, parks and the San Diego Zoo for your entertainment. Choose from our exceptional studio or one bedroom floor plans. Uniquely designed with the amenities that you deserve, our features are second to none. From the moment you arrive you'll feel like you're coming home. Our team is dedicated to providing excellent service when you need it. Tour our community and see what makes Westminster Manor your next home.