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Low Income Housing and Subsidized Apartments in San Rafael, CA

Below is the listing of 9 affordable apartments and low-income housing in San Rafael, 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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Ecology House - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Disabled)
Location: San Rafael, CA - 94901
Contact Phone: (415) 456-4453
Details: Ecology House is located in San Rafael. This groundbreaking project is the first HUD funded apartment building designed, constructed and maintained for people with extreme environmental hypersensitivities. It is built adjacent to the San Francisco Bay, providing the cleanest possible air within an otherwise urban area. Ecology House is conveniently located close to shopping, public transportation, and is accessible to Highways 101 and 580. Community features include landscaped interior and exterior courtyards and gardens, and a community room with a library. Apartment Amenities: Wheelchair accessible; Energy efficient lighting; All electric energy efficient appliances; Fully appointed kitchens - refrigerator, stove; Private patio or balcony; Cable hookup; Tile flooring throught the unit.
Lincoln Avenue Apartments - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Disabled)
Location: San Rafael, CA - 94901
Contact Phone: (415) 457-8869
Details: Lincoln Avenue serves twelve low-income developmentally disabled adults in 6 two-bedroom, shared, independent living apartments. Eligibility for Supported Living Services (SLS) at this EAH Housing owned and operated affordable housing development is provided for Adults with Developmental Disabilities by Opportunity For Independence (OFI) . Funding for the SLS services is provided through the Golden Gate Regional Center (GGRC).
Maria B. Freitas Senior Housing - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: San Rafael, CA - 94903
Contact Phone: (415) 479-7581

Marin Housing For The Handicapped - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Disabled)
Location: San Rafael, CA - 94903
Contact Phone: (415) 453-0758
Details: 626 Del Ganado is in San Rafael. The property provides housing for very low income persons with developmental disabilities. Mature trees, lawns, and other landscaping fill the space between property’s quaint 1 story apartment homes. Marin Housing for the Handicapped is located just minutes from Hwy. 101 and the popular Northgate shopping mall, the property’s lush landscaping gives it a secluded feeling in a natural setting. Paved walkways connect the property’s apartments and contribute to a feeling of community. All units are rented through Lifehouse.
Martinelli House - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: San Rafael, CA - 94901
Contact Phone: (415) 457-9273
Details: Martinelli House is a 66-unit, senior independent living property. Originally built in 1974, Mercy Housing acquired and modernized the property including the apartments and community areas. Each apartment was refurbished with senior-appropriate finishes and two units were upgraded for accessibility. The modernization incorporated many green materials and ENERGY STAR appliances, resulting a more energy efficient property. The apartments are available to residents 62 years or over and to households earning at or below 50 percent of the area median income. AMENITIES & SERVICES: Community room with lounge and computer stations; Health and wellness programs to promote independent senior lifestyles; Art therapy; Community meetings and celebrations; Community courtyard; ENERGY STAR appliances; On-site laundry facilities.
Nova House - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Disabled)
Location: San Rafael, CA - 94903
Contact Phone: (415) 472-2373

Parnow Friendship House - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Disabled)
Location: San Rafael, CA - 94903
Contact Phone: (415) 492-9340
Details: Parnow House is a lovely 5-acre property, situated beside a winter creek, and adjacent to open space. The complex is in 10 separate buildings, either 2 or 3 stories with elevator access. There is a large community room next to the office, and also a lounge with seating, a fireplace, and a small library. A community kitchen accomodates events and parties. Apartment Amenities: Wheelchair accessible; More than one entrance; Private entry; Energy efficient (appliances, windows); All electric appliances; Garbage disposal; Window coverings (blinds); Wall-to-wall carpet; Private patio; Private balcony; Cable hook-up; Ceiling fans.
Pilgrim Park Apartments - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family)
Location: San Rafael, CA - 94903
Contact Phone: (415) 499-3350
Details: Pilgrim Park is a community that is carefully planned to deliver affordable housing along with social activities and services to our residents. Established in 1971, there are 61 apartment units with 130 residents. Located in San Rafael, CA, this is a peaceful, calm, compassionate, and understanding community that is inter-generational, cross-cultural, and multi-ethnic. 36 units are Section-8 housing and 25 units are below market price. Residents have respect for one another and for the environment in which they live. A state-of-the-art community center designed by Barbara Brown, a Sausalito architect, was recently completed and serves as a focal point for group gatherings.
San Rafael Commons - Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
Location: San Rafael, CA - 94901
Contact Phone: (415) 459-4020
Details: BRIDGE acquired an existing complex convenient to transit, local shopping, and services to ensure that the property would permanently serve extremely-low-income seniors and the disabled. A renovation program increased the quality of the buildings and improved the living environment. The acquisition involved a “bargain sale” donation by the seller, providing affordability without the need for public subsidies.