This 98 unit, SRO housing development is designed for low-income seniors with special needs. It includes on-site amenities, such as a welcoming, covered patio to observe the lively street, along with a protected inner courtyard. The project is a model of private/public collaboration. Acting as architect and developer, Detlev Peikert is General Partner in the development. The project utilizes federal government tax credit financing. The City of Santa Barbara Redevelopment Agency provided some funding and the Housing Authority of Santa Barbara operates and manages the facility.
PCBC Gold Nugget Award, Award of Merit, Best Seniors Project, Assisted Living
AIA Chapter Award of Merit, Santa Barbara Beautiful Award
People’s Choice Awards, 2001 Freddie Mac Best Affordable Housing Community
National Council on Seniors’ Housing Award– Gold Achievement Award 2001, Affordable Seniors Apartments
Order of Excellence 2001 Architecture Design “Low Income Housing” Presented by Contemporary Long Term Care
National Assoc. of Home Builders & Prof. Builder- Best in America Living Award, 2000 Platinum Award, “Best Rental Development”