Maple Gardens is an existing 18-unit farmworker housing community in Gilroy for households earning up to 80% of the area median income (AMI). The project was built in 1984 and consists of four residential buildings and one community room with a laundry room. The units range in size from two to three bedrooms.
The scope of work prioritizes life and safety, code compliance, waterproofing, and energy and water efficiency improvements. The repairs will preserve this valuable affordable housing resource and allow the property to perform as high-quality housing for farmworker families in Gilroy in the long term. The scope of work includes:
- Replacing the exterior siding, trim, stairs, doors and windows
- Replacing and upgrading interior finishes, including lighting, flooring, walls, ceiling, cabinets, countertops and bathroom fixtures
- New mechanical and electrical systems, including heat pump HVAC and hot water heaters
- New solar photovoltaics system
- New drought‐tolerant landscaping, water efficient irrigation, and outdoor furniture
- Repairs to sidewalks, trash area, and parking
- Add a staff bathroom to the community room
You can obtain an application for housing by calling the property directly at (408) 848-6400. The manager can answer questions regarding apartment availability, rent, income requirements or restrictions, and how to obtain an application for housing. The list of properties that are accepting applications is updated on a monthly basis on our website. Learn more about our Application Process.
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Rehab: Weir Andrewson Associates
Rehab: Buena Vista Construction
USDA Farm Labor Housing Loans and California Department of Housing and Community Development Joe Serna, Jr. Farmworker Housing Grant Program
Eden Housing Management, Inc.