Santa Monica Senior Building Accepting Applications

From Lookout employees

August 3, 2021 – The City of Santa Monica is accepting applications for 39 one-bedroom apartments with private balconies in a senior citizen building that will be completed shortly near downtown.

Magnolia Villas Senior Housing Development, 1445 and 1453 10th Street, received a $ 11.4 million investment from the city and will offer affordable housing for a mix of low-income groups.

Magnolia Villas (rendering courtesy of the City of Santa Monica)

The new building has more than 2,000 square feet of open courtyard space, a community garden, programming offices and a common room, as well as an on-site laundry facility, city officials said.

It’s close to doctor’s offices, Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica State Beach, and Third Street Promenade, officials said.

Magnolia Villas “will soon be providing the Santa Monicans with vital lodging in an environment to age locally,” said Andy Agle, director of community services.

“We are committed to helping create affordable housing to keep our long-term residents in the communities they love. We encourage all low-income seniors to apply. ”

To be eligible, applicants must be 62 years of age or older and have annual incomes between $ 16,885 and $ 49,680 for a one-person household, $ 16,885 and $ 56,760 for a two-person household, and $ 16,885 and $ 63,840 for a three-person household.

Applicants who live or work in Santa Monica will be given priority on the waiting list, city officials said.

There is no minimum income for households with a §8 living voucher. Voucher holders must apply through the Below Market Housing program.

Applications are only online and remain open and ongoing. For more information and to apply online, visit

Those who need assistance due to a disability can call 310-458-8740 and leave a message. A member of staff from the City of Santa Monica will be in touch.

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