Lucretia Gardens and its sister development Julian Gardens represents the standard in public housing built by the Housing Authority. Both properties are managed from Lenzen Gardens. 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: Family Housing; New construction
Unit Mix: 16 three-bedroom units
Total Rehabilitation Cost: $3,791,750 (includes funding for Lucretia Gardens AND sister-development Julian Gardens)
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.