Property Description

Light Tree Project Update – March 2022

For construction-related inquiries please contact:
LightTreeDev@edenhousing.org or call 510-247-8147

Light Tree Apartments is a 94-apartment family community in East Palo Alto, originally constructed in 1966. With vacant land becoming increasingly rare in densely populated cities throughout the Peninsula, the redevelopment of Light Tree Apartments is a pioneering project that was conceived in a conscious effort to develop new ways of adding low-income housing units to Eden’s existing affordable housing portfolio. Upon completion, the renovated Light Tree Apartments will nearly double the number of affordable homes that exist on the site today, providing 185 affordable homes to low-income families, people with disabilities, formerly homeless individuals, and former foster youth.

The apartments are on a 3.39 acre site with shared outdoor space, a basketball half‐court, play structure, community garden, laundry rooms, podium, and uncovered surface parking. The scope of work includes:

Accepting pre-applications light tree phase 2

We are accepting online pre-applications starting at 10:00am, Thursday, October 6, 2022 to Wednesday, November 2, 2022 at 5:00pm.

Please call 510-571-9183 or contact us at lighttree.leaseup@edenhousing.org for support and assistance in applying online.  For more information please go to www.edenhousing.org or https://smc.housingbayarea.org/listings on October 6, 2022 and click on “Light Tree”.

You may also contact the Leasing Agent at 510-571-9183 or TDD/TTY 1-800-735-2922

Rental Information

Accepting Pre-application Light Tree Phase 2

We are accepting online pre-applications starting at 10:00am, Thursday, October 6, 2022 to Wednesday, November 2, 2022 at 5:00pm.

Please call 510-571-9183 or contact us at lighttree.leaseup@edenhousing.org for support and assistance in applying online.  For more information please go to www.edenhousing.org or https://smc.housingbayarea.org/listings on October 6, 2022 and click on “Light Tree”.

You may also contact the Leasing Agent at 510-571-9183 or TDD/TTY 1-800-735-2922

Property Details

Number of Units

185

Unit Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony (select apartments)
  • Blinds
  • Broadband Internet Access
  • Central heat and air conditioning
  • Disability (wheelchair) access
  • Dishwasher
  • Electric cooktop stove and range
  • Full-size refrigerator
  • Fully adaptable for people with disabilities
  • Heating
  • Refrigerator and Range
  • Smoke Free Community

Amenities

  • Community Gardens
  • Laundry Room
  • Playground
  • Swimming Pool

Development Details

Year Built

1968

Development Partner

EPA Can Do

Architect

Okamoto Saijo Architecture

General Contractor

Johnstone Moyer, Inc.

Financial Partners

US Bank and Chase Bank

Property Management

Eden Housing Management, Inc.