Shinsei Gardens provides affordable housing for households with incomes between 20% and 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI) including 12 units for persons with disabilities. Services for special needs residents is provided. A resident services coordinator will also bring additional family and youth services to this property. Other amenities include a community room, laundry rooms, elevator, green and energy efficient design throughout and assigned parking spaces
Green building features include photo voltaics, sustainable flooring products and counter tops, drought-tolerant landscaping, water conserving plumbing fixtures and irrigation, energy star appliances and lighting, formaldehyde-free cabinets and insulation, humidity controlled bath fans, hydronic radiant heating, and on-site storm water management.
Shinsei Gardens is located at 401 Stargell Avenue @ Coral Sea Street and is well served by AC Transit which provides bus service across the island as well as to San Francisco, Oakland and the Fruitvale and MacArthur BART stations. The Alameda/Oakland Ferry Terminal to San Francisco is only 0.7 mile away. Business and other amenities are in close proximity to the site and already cater to current residents in the surrounding area. Within one mile you will find the Marina Village Shopping Center (Lucky Supermarket, Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Washington Mutual, Subway and more), Webster Square (Walgreens, Starbucks, FedEx Kinko’s, and Togos), and the Webster Business District. Shinsei Gardens is within a quarter mile of a new elementary school (Ruby Bridges Elementary School) and College of Alameda. A number of social service facilities are also nearby including Esperanza Community Center