East Bay Times: $6 million loan boosts planned Fremont affordable senior apartments

East Bay Times: $6 million loan boosts planned Fremont affordable senior apartments
July 13, 2018 Joanna Rivas

Plans for a 90-unit affordable senior apartment complex got a major boost this week, as the Fremont City Council approved loaning the developer over $6 million to cover land and pre-development costs. The Irvington Senior Community Apartments are planned for a 1.4-acre site that formerly housed Roger’s Camping Trailers, at 4038 Irvington Ave., near the intersection with Fremont Boulevard. The apartments would be offered to people age 55 or older, who have experienced homelessness or who are veterans, according to a city staff report. It would also include supportive social services on site. The development is proposed by Allied Housing, the building and development arm of Fremont-based affordable housing provider Abode Services. While the project design is still in early stages, city development staff “is working closely with Allied to ensure that the proposed project meets all city design policies, guidelines and standards,” according to a staff report.

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