p r o j e c t - r e s i d e n t i a l : Mutual Housing at the Highlands

90 units of Homeless and Low-Income Housing
Family Residence Mutual Housing Project

Project: Mutual Housing at the Highlands

Area: North Highlands, CA

Site Features:

  • 90 units of Homeless and Low-Income Housing
    • 66 - 485 SF Studio Apartments for the homeless
    • 12 - 423 SF Studio Apartments for low income residents
    • 12 – 1722 SF Three Bedroom / Two Bath Town Homes
  • 3892 SF Community Center

Project Description:

The project is a mixed housing community providing permanent housing for the homeless and low-income housing for families.  The long and narrow site permitted separate areas for the separate housing communities.  The Town Homes feature main street frontage, two private patios, and enclosed garages.  The Village housing for the homeless features a Community Center and communal entrance courtyards.  Extensive sustainability measures have been incorporated into the project such as solar hot water heating, previous paving, recycled materials, and energy efficient HVAC systems that provide 20% better than current Title 24 energy requirements.  Project is on track to pursue certification from the Build It Green Program.

Completion:  August 2011

Location: North Highlands, CA

Project Manager: Cynthia Easton, AIA, LEED AP

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