Edwina Benner Plaza

460 Persian Drive, Sunnyvale, California 94089

Edwina Benner Plaza helps address the pressing need for affordable housing in one of the nation’s most expensive housing markets by providing 66 affordable rental apartments for households earning up to 60% of Santa Clara County area median income. Thirteen units are reserved for families that are currently homeless and another 10 are reserved for families at risk of homelessness. Benner Plaza is located on a site that formerly housed an underutilized single-story commercial building. The community is named in honor of Edwina Benner, who served as Sunnyvale mayor – and California’s first female mayor – from 1924 to 1926. She served again as mayor in 1938-40.

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Last updated on July 30th, 2019


Unit (Bd/Ba) Ft2 Rent
1 Bedroom (1/1) 560 Call for Price
2 Bedroom (2/1) 870-925 Call for Price
3 Bedroom (3/1) 1,097-1,346 Call for Price

Edwina Benner Plaza Details

  • 66 1, 2 and 3 bedroom units.

Property Amenities

  • Fitness Center
  • Playground
  • Computer Lab
  • Community Room
  • Courtyard

Unit Amenities

  • Storage

Sunnyvale Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Income Limits

Generally, households earning up to the income limit in the table below for their household size are eligible for units participating in the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit program in Sunnyvale but actual income limits may differ for units at Edwina Benner Plaza.

AMI Band 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
Low Income (60%) $70,800 $80,880 $91,020 $101,100 $109,200 $117,300 $125,400 $133,500

Edwina Benner Plaza is managed by MidPen Housing.

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