Julian Gardens and its sister development Lucretia Gardens represent the high standard in public housing built by the Housing Authority. These developments are beautiful townhomes that complement their surroundings and defy the stereotypical image of high density, run-down public housing projects.
Year Completed: 1994
Development Type: New construction
Population Served: Families
Unit Mix: 9 three-bedrooms
Total Rehabilitation Cost: $3,791,750 (includes funding for Julian Gardens AND sister-development Lucretia Gardens). In 2012, the property underwent nearly $2 million in rehabilitation costs.
Financing: HUD Conventional Public Housing Grant; City of San Jose loan.
Architect: Herman Stoller Coliver Architects, Inc.
Rental Assistance: Tax-credit project with Project-Based Section 8 voucher program assistance.
Income Requirements: Households must be within the 50% category of the Section 8/Public Housing Income Limits.
Awards: 1995 NAHRO National Award of Merit – Project Design/New Project
Pets: No pets are allowed.
Smoking: No smoking is allowed in the apartments, grounds or common areas. Smokers must exit the property to smoke.