Sierra Madre Cottages

665 Sierra Madre Ave, Santa Maria, CA 93454

Waiting List Forecast: Likely Short or None

check_circleVerified for 2024 by Connor Bailey
Rent Beds Baths SqFt
Call for Rents Studio - 2 Beds 1 Bath -
check_circle  Senior (62+)
check_circle  Affordable

Waitlist Forecast

Since this property is a LIHTC property that might not have a project based rental assistance contract, it is likely that it either has no waiting list or the waiting list is shorter than properties with rental assistance. You should contact the property to verify.

Note: Affordable Housing Online has not confirmed the waiting list status directly with the property. This waiting list status forecast is based on our housing experts' knowledge of similar properties. You should always confirm this status directly with the property.

Connected by walking paths, Sierra Madre Cottages was developed in collaboration with Bethel Lutheran Church and houses residents age 62 or older. It is conveniently located near services, shopping, public transportation, and recreation facilities. The property provides a community center, communal garden, and energy efficient features such as increased insulation and tankless water heaters. Additionally, residents are able to access onsite supportive services at no cost.

Dave's Thoughts On Sierra Madre Cottages

This LIHTC property is among the most common types of affordable rental housing in the United States. The LIHTC program only provides subsidies to the building’s owner at construction. No subsidies are provided directly to the residents, but the owner must set rents affordable to low-income renters in the area. Our data suggests Sierra Madre Cottages does not participate in any project-based rent subsidy program. This means you must earn enough to pay the full rent or have your own Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher. For that reason, LIHTC properties tend to have shorter waiting lists or even none at all. LIHTC properties nationwide are required to accept housing vouchers. LIHTC properties were first built in the late 1980's. Because they tend to be newer, these properties are more likely to have larger units, more amenities, and greater tenant service offerings than other affordable housing programs. This property might be right for you if you have a housing voucher or enough income to pay rent, are looking for a high quality property, or need immediate availability. Since this property participates in the LIHTC program, the property is required to accept Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers. As a LIHTC property that chose the 40/60 election, this property has agreed to set aside at least 40% of its units for families and individuals earning 60% of Area Median Income (AMI). Many properties have actually set aside more units than required by law, and in many cases all of the units at these properties are affordable to renters with lower incomes. Since this property participates in the LIHTC program, the property is required to accept Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers.

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Sierra Madre Cottages Amenities

  • Community Room
  • Energy Efficient Design
  • On-Site Social Services
  • Community Garden

Units at Sierra Madre Cottages

Unit (Bd/Ba) Ft2 Rent
Studio (Studio/1) - Call for Price
One Bedroom (1/1) - Call for Price
Two Bedroom (2/1) - Call for Price

Income Qualification for Sierra Madre Cottages

*AMI: Area Median Income. Renters qualify for different housing programs if their income is below a specified percentage of AMI.
AMI* 1 person 2 people 3 people 4 people
50% AMI for LIHTC Units $51,800 / year $59,200 / year $66,600 / year $73,950 / year
50% AMI for PBRA Units $51,800 / year $59,200 / year $66,600 / year $73,950 / year
60% AMI for LIHTC Units $62,160 / year $71,040 / year $79,920 / year $88,740 / year

*AMI: Area Median Income. Renters qualify for different housing programs if their income is below a specified percentage of AMI.

FAQs for Sierra Madre Cottages

Does Sierra Madre Cottages have a waiting list?

Sierra Madre Cottages probably doesn't have a waiting list, and, if it does, the wait times are most likely short. We haven't confirmed if this is the case, so you should contact the property to confirm.

Are rents subsidized at Sierra Madre Cottages?

We believe rents are most likely NOT subsidized at any of the units at this property since our research has not discovered any public housing or rental assistance contracts associated with this property. This means you will most likely have to pay the full rent no matter your income. Note: In some rare instances, some properties may have a small number of units subsidized through state or private programs.

What property management company manges Sierra Madre Cottages?

Sierra Madre Cottages is managed by Peoples Self-Help Housing headquartered in San Luis Obispo, California.

In addition to Sierra Madre Cottages, how many other affordable housing properties (and units) are there in Santa Maria?

In addition to Sierra Madre Cottages, we list 44 other affordable properties in Santa Maria. Learn about these properties here. Our data research shows that there are a total of 1189 affordable units in Santa Maria.

When was the Sierra Madre Cottages listing last updated?

Sierra Madre Cottages listing on Affordable Housing Online was last updated on 06/07/2024 by Connor Bailey. Remember, a property's status can change so you should contact the property to confirm.

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Rent observations may change. We encourage users to verify rents and eligiblity requirements directly with the property.