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Low Income Housing and Subsidized Apartments in San Jose, CA

Below is the listing of 33 affordable apartments and low-income housing in San Jose, 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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Almaden Garden Apartments - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family)
Location: San Jose, CA - 95136
Contact Phone: (408) 265-4808
Details: 30 % Market-Rate and 70 % HUD Section 8 Assisted. 2, 3 and 4 Bedroom Apartments.
Arbor Apartments - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family)
Location: San Jose, CA - 95118
Contact Phone: (408) 448-1288
Details: HUD Section 8 Assisted 1, 2 3 and 4 Bedroom Apartments
Bendorf Drive Apartments - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family)
Location: San Jose, CA - 95111
Contact Phone: (408) 362-9233
Details: Rent (including water, gas & garbage: Based on 30% of resident’s gross adjusted household income for 88 units.11 units are under the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Program. 1 Unit is for On site Management. Total of 100 Units. Income Requirements: Household must be within the 50% or 60% income limit. Rental Assistance Type: The property is under the Section 8 & City Loan program with funding by HUD and City Loan. Special Requirements: Minimum 1 year lease. Household consisting of ALL full-time students will not qualify for federal assistance. Year Completed: 1970. Unit Mix: 34 one bedroom units, 45 two bedroom units, 15 three bedroom units, 6 four bedroom units. Amenities/Special Features: On-site Maintenance Manager, Community Room, Elevator, Coin-operated Laundry Facility, Playground & Basketball Court, Gas range, Patio or Balcony, Non-Smoking Community, After School Program (Tutoring, Crafts, and Classes). Pets: No pets are allowed. Smoking: No smoking is allowed in the apartments, grounds or common areas. Smokers must exit the property to smoke.
Cambrian Center - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: San Jose, CA - 95124
Contact Phone: (408) 559-0330

Capitol Manor - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family)
Location: San Jose, CA - 95127
Contact Phone: (408) 251-9132
Details: The apartments are within walking distance to schools, shopping, dining, gym, and light rail. Highway 680 is very close by and it is even close to swimming centers for the summer. We offer: One, two, three and four Bedroom units, when available, to those who qualify. Units feature heat, window coverings and one parking space per unit.
Casa De Los Amigos - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Disabled)
Location: San Jose, CA - 95133
Contact Phone: (408) 937-0794
Details: Casa De Los Amigos is a 24-unit, HUD subsidized rental complex in San Jose, California. The focus of this complex is to provide affordable housing to persons with disabilities with a focus on persons diagnosed with HIV. The 24 studio apartments at Casa de los Amigos are accessible / adaptable for the disabled. Each unit has an electric range, a frost-free refrigerator, and mini-blinds. Residents enjoy the use of a community space and a central laundry facility. Casa de los Amigos is conveniently located near public transportation, schools and shopping.
Casa Del Pueblo - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: San Jose, CA - 95113
Contact Phone: (408) 294-5380

Chai House - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: San Jose, CA - 95126
Contact Phone: (408) 947-1818
Details: Chai House is a Jewish affiliated retirement facility in Santa Clara County. Owned and operated by a non-profit Board of Directors, the community is run exclusively for the benefit of its residents. Offering studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments for active seniors and disabled adults, Chai House is open to anyone that meets age and other requirements. Chai House is professionally managed by the John Stewart Company with an on-site property manager and staff. Built and sponsored by the Jewish Community of Silicon Valley, Chai House residents of all religions live together in harmony. The community serves kosher dinners five nights a week and provides recreation facilities for its residents. Chai House I, a HUD supported project, is co-located with Chai House II.
Clarendon Street Apartments - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family)
Location: San Jose, CA - 95129
Contact Phone: (408) 366-2114
Details: Rental Assistance Type: Tax Credit & Project Based Section 8 Property. Tenant-based Vouchers are accepted. Special Requirements: Households consisting of ALL full-time students may not qualify; one (1) year lease required. Year Completed: Complete Rehabilitation 2013. Unit Mix: 80 Units ( 8 Studios, 16 one-bedrooms, 24 two-bedrooms, 24 three-bedrooms, 8 four-bedrooms). Amenities/Special Features: On-site Management, Community Room, Coin-operated laundry facilities, Individually locked mailboxes, Fully landscaped exterior, Wall-to-wall carpeting, Easy-care vinyl floors in bathroom and kitchen, Stove, Refrigerator, Dishwasher, Social Services program through LifeSTEPS, Patio or balcony, Air Conditioning, Energy Efficient Solar Technology. Clarendon Apartments is a non-smoking community. Pets: No pets are allowed. Smoking: No smoking is allowed in the apartments, grounds or common areas. Smokers must exit the property to smoke.
Edenvale Special Needs - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Disabled)
Location: San Jose, CA - 95111
Contact Phone: (408) 224-5080
Details: Edenvale Special Needs Housing is an attractive two-story apartment building set around a courtyard. The 15-unit development on Monterey Highway in San Jose is for adults living with developmental disabilities. There are 11 one-bedroom units from 596-625 s.f. and 3 two-bedroom units at 826 s.f.. The development meets all ADA standards. Two-bedroom units were designed to house an attendant or family member living with the resident. Management also lives on site. Edenvale has a 733 s.f. community room, laundry room and two offices for site management and services. Inviting landscaped gardens and seating completes the picture. Eden Housing provides professional, caring property management services for Edenvale, and partners with Housing Choices Coalition (HCC) to provide services and support for the residents. HCC works with the San Andreas Regional Center, which evaluates a client's service needs, developing an individual program plan and connecting the individual with agencies approved by the state to provide appropriate services. HCC works from an on-site office space, providing ten hours weekly and on-call emergency situations.The development is surrounded on three sides by Eden Housing's 145-unit town-home family development. Its proximity to public transportation, shopping, and the existing Eden Palms community encourage interaction with the surrounding community and promotes independence for residents able to access these opportunities. In summary, Edenvale is planned to meet the comprehensive housing and service needs of the residents for social interaction, instruction, privacy, and maximum mobility for those in wheelchairs.
El Rancho Verde Apartments - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family)
Location: San Jose, CA - 95133
Contact Phone: (408) 272-0356
Details: El Rancho Verde is an income-restricted, affordable housing community located in northeast San Jose, less than a 10-minute drive from downtown. Featuring 37 acres of green space with more than 800 mature trees, El Rancho Verde balances tranquil living with urban convenience. A true community where neighbors become friends and families come together, El Rancho Verde supports active, multigenerational social and educational programming - from festive block parties to adult ESL classes - that keep calendars full and bodies and minds strong. Apartments at El Rancho Verde embody all the comforts of home, featuring large floor plans and a host of standard amenities: Fully equipped modern kitchens with dishwasher and garbage disposal; Pre-wiring for phone and cable TV; Ceiling fans; Vertical blinds; Spacious closets; Private patios; Plank flooring; Wall-to-wall carpeting; Central heating and air conditioning in select floor plans; EnergyStar® appliances. El Rancho Verde provides residents with a variety of on-site conveniences: Lush 37-acre community with over 800 mature trees; Five playgrounds; On-site day care center; Two resort-style outdoor swimming pools with gas grills; Computer center with complimentary high-speed internet access; Three charcoal barbecue picnic areas; Two fully equipped fitness centers; Eleven convenient laundry rooms; Dividable multi-purpose room; Community room/event space; Get-to-work carpool networking.
Elena Gardens - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family)
Location: San Jose, CA - 95132
Contact Phone: (408) 262-6991
Details: Elena Gardens is located in North San Jose. These apartment homes have either balconies or fenced patios and sit amidst trees, sidewalks and grassy areas. A community designed for families, Elena Gardens has a clubhouse, a children's play area, and after school activities. It is also near schools and several parks. The Great Mall and other venues for shopping and dining are a short drive away. Apartment Features: Large kitchen; Ample closet and storage space; Balcony or fenced patio.
Emmanuel Terrace - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: San Jose, CA - 95133
Contact Phone: (408) 923-8280

Fuji Towers - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: San Jose, CA - 95112
Contact Phone: (408) 275-8989
Details: Fuji Towers is a senior citizen apartment building with one hundred and forty units. The residents at Fuji Towers are culturally diverse and all must be eligible by the HUD guidelines set by the U.S. government.
Girasol Housing - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: San Jose, CA - 95116
Contact Phone: (408) 926-8264
Details: Girasol Housing apartments is an affordable rental housing community located in San Jose, CA. Girasol Housing apartments is a Senior affordable housing community with 1 Bed(s) to 2 Bed(s) apartments units.
Hilltop Manor - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: San Jose, CA - 95125
Contact Phone: (408) 267-2929
Details: Located at the edge of Willow Glen in south San Jose, Hilltop Manor is affordable housing for low-income senior citizens. It is nestled high on a hill on the property of Church on the Hill, and is sorrounded by breathtaking views of beautiful Santa Clara Valley. Each of the 148 apartments opens to peaceful garden courtyards which offer walking paths, picnic tables, and outdoor space for each resident to enjoy. Hilltop Manor is located near the Curtner Light Rail Station. Major grocery stores and shopping malls are within four miles. The facility includes coin-operated laundry rooms in each building, a mailbox center, library, game room, vending machines, dining room, TV room, and plenty of parking for residents and visitors. There is also a resident-operated "boutique" where you may purchase gifts, trinkets, knick-knacks, and household items. A hot meal, made each day in our restaurant kitchen, is served during the lunch hour, Monday-Friday. Residents are required to participate in the meal program. Occasional holiday parties, Bingo nights, shopping excursions, and other activities are available; and residents may also choose to participate in the Resident's Association. Other amenities include: night and weekend security; weekly shuttle to nearby grocery store.
Homebase Homes - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Disabled)
Location: San Jose, CA - 95110
Contact Phone: (650) 966-1011
Details: Home Base Homes was developed and operates with Federal housing financing. The property utilizes the Section 202 Federal housing program to make rent affordable to low income tenants. Home Base Homes contains a mix of 20 permanent assisted shared housing bedroom apartments for rent. Residents have private bedrooms and share the common living areas.
Homeport - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Disabled)
Location: San Jose, CA - 95124
Contact Phone: (408) 279-2706
Details: Built in 1991 for Housing for Independent People (HIP), Homeport provides an affordable community for adults with developmental disabilities and offers a first step program in basic independent living skills in an adult family environment. Community Options, a community based provider of services to adults with developmental disabilities, provides a live-in manager who oversees training for independent living, including; self-care, cooking, money management, shopping and transportation, and other services. Additionally, the residents attend bi-monthly tenant association meetings where they actively participate in decisions about community improvements such as new paint, furniture, plants and artwork, thereby strengthening their experience of having a voice and enhancing their pride in their home and its appearance.
Huff Gardens - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family)
Location: San Jose, CA - 95128
Contact Phone: (408) 557-8699
Details: Huff Gardens offers spacious 2, 3 and 4 bedroom apartment homes in the heart of San Jose. Huff Garden’s San Jose apartments give you access to a variety of shopping and entertainment, within walking distance of Santana Row. Our newly renovated apartments in San Jose feature private balcony, freshly painted walls, new trim and new hard wood flooring. San Jose apartment community features a friendly staff, on-site laundry facility, clubhouse and much more. We look forward to helping your San Jose apartment search end here at Huff Gardens.
Jardines Paloma Blanca - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: San Jose, CA - 95116
Contact Phone: (408) 937-4781
Details: With apartments designed with your needs in mind, we offer you a variety of options to suit your lifestyle. Many amenities are thoughtfully offered for your benefit. Our location in the neighborhood and our layout are devised for maximum peace of mind.
Jeanne D'arc Manor - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: San Jose, CA - 95112
Contact Phone: (408) 288-7421
Details: Jeanne d’Arc Manor is a Section 8/Section 202 apartment complex for low-income seniors (62+) and disabled individuals located right in the heart of downtown San Jose.
Las Casitas Apartments - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family)
Location: San Jose, CA - 95133
Contact Phone: (408) 251-6850
Details: HUD Section 8 Assisted 1, 2, 3 and 4 Bedroom Apartments.
Las Golondrinas Senior Housing - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: San Jose, CA - 95116
Contact Phone: (408) 937-1135
Details: With apartments designed with your needs in mind, we offer you a variety of options to suit your lifestyle. Many amenities are thoughtfully offered for your benefit. Our location in the neighborhood and our layout are devised for maximum peace of mind. Live life to the fullest at our apartments!
Mayfair Golden Manor - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: San Jose, CA - 95116
Contact Phone: (408) 272-1800

Milagro - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Disabled)
Location: San Jose, CA - 95127
Contact Phone: (408) 279-2706
Details: Built in 1993 by Housing for Independent People, Milagro Independent Living provides housing for individuals with developmental disabilities. This gated community sits on a long, narrow parcel, spanning one city block. The cottages were designed in a Craftsman Bungalow style, giving the complex a comfortable atmosphere, while a centrally-located community room, landscaped promenade, and front porch patios foster a sense of community. On-site services are provided by Community Options and San Andreas Regional Center, two local nonprofit providers of services for people with developmental disabilities. Milagro Independent Living is near several parks and shopping centers and within walking distance of a major VTA transit center.
Monterey Villa - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Disabled)
Location: San Jose, CA - 95100
Contact Phone:
Details: Monterey Villa transformed a deteriorated, vacant parking lot into a high-quality, well-managed, supportive residential community for individuals with special needs. This new community provides 20 one and two bedroom apartments for special needs individuals. These homes are located in one stand-alone, one- and two-story building and rent for $350 to $540 per month. The majority of the development's parking spaces are provided in a ground level parking structure that is wrapped with residential units to minimize the visual impact of the parking uses from the neighborhood - ensuring a street-friendly and pedestrian-oriented presence in the surrounding community. On-site amenities include a community room and computer center, where Eden Housing Resident Services will provide regular afterschool programs for children, computer and education classes for families and special needs individuals, and social activities for all residents. Landscaped grounds, including play areas for children, courtyards and central laundry facilities round out the planned on-site amenities for this community. Residents will also be within walking distance of a number of neighborhood amenities including the Caltrain Blossom Hill station, a grocery store, a drug store, restaurants and other retail establishments in the adjacent shopping center. Eden Housing Management Inc. will manage the property and will work closely with Housing Choices Coalition to plan, lease-up and provide ongoing services to the special needs residents. Housing Choices is a San Jose non-profit which creates and implements innovative strategies to provide quality, affordable living options for people with developmental disabilities and Eden Housing has successfully partnered with this group on a number of developments.
Moreland Apartments - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family)
Location: San Jose, CA - 95117
Contact Phone: (408) 554-9585
Details: HUD Section 8 Assisted 1, 2 and 3 Bedroom Apartments
San Jose Apartments - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family)
Location: San Jose, CA - 95122
Contact Phone: (408) 272-3311

San Jose Gardens - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family)
Location: San Jose, CA - 95129
Contact Phone: (408) 601-4459
Details: San Jose Gardens is a large family complex of one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments, and features two playgrounds, a basketball court, and four laundry rooms. This highly desirable community is in the excellent Cupertino school district, and close to the nearby cities of Santa Clara and Saratoga. There is also easy access to the 85 and 280 freeways.
Town Park Towers - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: San Jose, CA - 95112
Contact Phone: (408) 288-8750
Details: Town Park Towers, conveniently located close to San Jose’s historic downtown, is a comfortable, secure, residential living facility for low- to moderate-income seniors, age 62 and older. Town Park Towers has studios, alcoves, and one-bedroom apartments, each with a private bath, kitchen, and a balcony. The community, which is culturally diverse and conveniently located near places of worship, physicians’ offices, senior centers, shopping, universities, and many of San Jose’s top attractions - is an ideal retirement community. Our staff is committed to providing quality service tailored to residents in an environment that is respectful, compassionate and supportive. It is a community with choices of many activities, exercise classes, dance classes, exercise equipment, pool and ping pong tables, and monthly community meetings enjoyed by residents.
Villa De Guadalupe - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: San Jose, CA - 95116
Contact Phone: (408) 251-2955
Details: Villa De Guadalupe is a Section 8/Tax Credit community for adults 62+/disabled. We are conveniently located on the VTA bus line. We have secured entry, laundry on each floor, a courtyard with BBQ picnic areas, a Resident Services Coordinator, and a computer room. Water, trash, and sewer included. Income restrictions apply.
Vivente I - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Disabled)
Location: San Jose, CA - 95128
Contact Phone: (408) 279-2706
Details: Vivente I is an affordable housing development providing permanent independent living opportunities and services for persons with physical disabilities. The site for Vivente I was provided by and adjacent to Valley Medical Center in San Jose as a way to house person who need fully accessible housing. Valley Medical Center and the Veteran's Administration offer support to Vivente I residents. The community was co-sponsored by HIP Housing.
Vivente Ii - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Disabled)
Location: San Jose, CA - 95118
Contact Phone: (408) 448-2946
Details: Vivente II is an affordable housing development providing permanent independent living opportunities and services for persons with developmental disabilities. Vivente II onsite resident services are provided by The San Andreas Regional Center and Community Options, a local non-profit services provider for people with developmental disabilities. The community was co-sponsored by HIP Housing.