Property Description

Located at 525 East Charleston Road near Mitchell Park in Palo Alto, Mitchell Park Place (MPP) is a new mixed-use development that will contribute to the vibrant neighborhood around Mitchell Park with a new office space for public social services as well as high-quality affordable housing for lower-income households, including special needs housing for the intellectually and developmentally disabled (IDD) community. Once completed, this development will include a 2,773 square-foot office space and 50 rental apartments for individuals and households earning at or below 60% of the area median income.

community meetings

The project team held a series of three virtual community workshops during the summer of 2021. Non-project participants included nearby neighbors, members of the IDD community, and City of Palo Alto staff.

Community Workshop #1 – June 30, 2021

Part 1
Part 3
Part 2

Community Workshop #2 – July 28, 2021

Part 1
Part 3
Part 5
Part 2
Part 4

Community Workshop #3 – August 30, 2021

Property Details

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Development Details


Architects FORA (formerly OJK Architecture + Planning)

General Contractor

L&D Construction Co., Inc.

Financial Partners

California Tax Credit Allocation Committee (9% LIHTC and State Credits); California Department of Housing and Community Development and City of Palo Alto (Local Housing Trust Fund and Affordable Housing Fund); U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the County of Santa Clara (HOME and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Housing Fund); U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Santa Clara County Housing Authority (Section 8 Project-Based Vouchers); Wells Fargo Bank, National Association (Construction Loan and Equity); Century Housing Corporation (Permanent Loan)

Property Management

Eden Housing Property Management